Prolific Canadian artist, Douglas Coupland, is installing a giant bust of himself for spectators to stick their chewing gum on. Coupland has described his work as a “gum-based, crowdsourced, and publicly interactive self portrait.” The work will be up from May 31st until September 1st and is located on Howe Street outside of the Vancouver Art Gallery. In addition to his numerous sculptures, Coupland has written several novels and short stories such as Generation X: Tales For an Accelerated Cultureand has produced clothing lines, and furniture.


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