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  • Douglas Coupland, Gorgon High-Tech Japanese Trendy Emo Tomorrow Boy, 2014, acrylic on ink-jet print, 49 × 37". From the series “Deep Face,” 2014.

    Douglas Coupland

    Daniel Faria Gallery

    You have to hand it to Douglas Coupland. The Vancouver-based novelist, screenwriter, and lecturer has for decades now been the go-to source for pop-culture prognostication—his 1991 bildungsroman, Generation X: Tales for an Accelerated Culture, would serve to define the era. Coupland’s widely varying interests are driven by the parallel forces of rampant consumerism and collective dislocation in a digitally oversaturated world. Whether he’s writing about Marshall McLuhan, collaborating with curator Hans Ulrich Obrist, or moonlighting as a designer for a clothing line marketed to millennials,

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