Getting "a head:" Douglas Coupland making 3D scans in Ottawa for Canada-wide art project
Your very own head has some tremendous art potential right now.
Artist and novelist Douglas Coupland has been 3D scanning and printing busts from people across Canada for an exhibit set for a new Simons store in Toronto.
He's collected 1,600 busts for "3D Canada" so far.
Volunteers have their heads photographed and scanned into a computer with a small bust made using a 3D printer.
Several members of the Bell Media Ottawa staff were added to the gallery today, including CTV's Graham Richardson (whose partial bust is pictured above,) Patricia Boal and Stefan Keyes, and CFRA's Jenn Pritchard.
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Coupland says "the cooler the hair, the better the result."
You can get your head scanned at the Rideau Centre Simons from noon to 4:30 on Saturday.
The scan is free, but only up to 200 people will get the opportunity.