Douglas Coupland & 3DCanada - Get a 3D Printed Replica of Yourself!

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Community:

Date: 
Monday, April 3, 2017
Time: 
3 - 8 pm
Contact Name: 
Brooke Sorensen, Jane Gill Public Relations
Address: 
4002-49th Avenue
Yellowknife, NT
Canada
Location: 
The Yellowknife Racquet Club
Description: 

Simons, the renowned family-owned fashion retailer from Quebec City, and Douglas Coupland, celebrated Canadian novelist and artist, continue a nation-wide tour of 3DCanada, a first of its kind, crowd sourced art initiative. Coupland is travelling across the country to scan Canadians and give each participant their own 3D printed bust. The project will culminate when Coupland unveils 3DCanada – a sculpture made of thousands of 3D printed faces of Canadians.

FREE access to the public, first come first served for up to 100 scans.

 21st Century cross-country portrait of Canadians 150 years into nationhood

 Yellowknife is the 8th location, with previous events having taken place in Quebec City, Montreal, Edmonton, Vancouver, Mississauga, Ottawa and Calgary (in that order)

 Thousands of Canadians to be scanned, with 3D files being used to create 1 final art piece

 4-year project coinciding with Simons’ Canada-wide expansion

 2nd collaboration between Simons and Douglas Coupland (the 1st being Bow Tie – a sculpture which hangs in the Vancouver store)

 Busts will be approximately 5cm tall and 10g in weight

 Next date/location: The Discovery Centre, Halifax – Wednesday, April

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