Posts Tagged ‘styrofoam’

Happy New Year

Saturday, December 31st, 2011

Happy 2012 from Arizona, where I am experiencing a family holiday in the desert.

What is happening in this picture? Party or headache?

[Can someone please explain why they do this to the cacti? It seems to have a function. Beyond entertainment.]

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Douglas Coupland’s Canada House

Friday, April 3rd, 2009

The writer Douglas Coupland (“Generation X”), who has been interested in Canadiana for a long time, recently went about finding a classic 70s “builder’s special” house slated for demolition, filled it with objects constructed from the Canadian paraphernalia of his childhood, and then staged a party in it. He called the sprawling art installation “Canada House” and its eccentrically decorated rooms contained numerous sculptures assembled from items that only Canadians would really fully understand.

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