Covering everything from Bowie’s impact on the fashion world to his undeniable musical influence and his forays into film, this snapshot series of talks, discussions and Bowie-inspired music provides the perfect accompaniment to your first visit to David Bowie is.
Program of Speakers:
12pm - Leah Kardos (Kingston University, London) on The Creativities of David Bowie.
1pm - Paola Di Trocchio (NGV) talks Bowie + Fashion.
2pm - Behind the scenes of David Bowie is… with ACMI curators.
3pm - International guest Hans Peter Frühauf (Germany) explores Bowie as a social construction.
4pm - Ian Dixon breaks down the iconography underpinning Bowie’s mega-stardom.
With musical interludes by Ilana Charnelle (12:30pm, 2:30pm, 4:30pm) and Adam Rudegeair (1:30pm, 3:30pm)
Talks & Performances
Bowie Sunday Session
Celebrate the opening weekend of the David Bowie is exhibition with an afternoon exploring the cultural icon’s shifting style and constant reinvention. Featuring a series of short talks by Bowie experts, aficionados and fanatics, the Sunday Sessions will delve deep into the Bowie archive to examine one of the most pioneering and influential performers of modern times.