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Digital Orca by Douglas Coupland

Generation X author creates beautiful new Vancouver icon....

Digital Orca by Douglas Coupland
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Famous for the 1991 international bestseller Generation X: Tales for an Accelerated Culture, Canadian Douglas Coupland resumed his work in visual arts in 2000, following a 10 year hiatus that coincided with his international literary fame. A recent edition to his body of work is this beautiful ‘digitised’ sculpture of a killer whale that is now a resident of Vancouver’s Convention Centre. Imposing, unique and decidedly post-modern, the metal structure with it’s nighttime illumination is a dazzling new icon for Vancouver’s charming harbour….

Digital Orca by Douglas Coupland

Photograph courtesy of Tom Wiebe | Flickr Photostream

Digital Orca by Douglas Coupland
Digital Orca by Douglas Coupland
Digital Orca by Douglas Coupland

Vancouver Convention Centre

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