06 June 2013
The 300+ objects on display include Ziggy Stardust bodysuits, set designs created for the Diamond Dogs tour, storyboards, handwritten set lists and lyrics and some of Bowie’s own sketches. Visitors may want to keep an eye out for Brian Eno's “Heroes” synthesizer in the concert area - an artifact Marsh called our attention to. Our own favorite stop was the kaleidoscopic video presentation of “Star Man” - Bowie's breakthrough, 1972 Top of the Pops performance. All in all, the exhibit contains some 4 hours' worth of material, which the average visitor will spend about 90 minutes browsing. David Bowie is will finish its V&A run August 11 and then head to half a dozen additional venues around the world, starting with Sao Paolo.... Click here to read the full article in the May 2013 Lighting&Sound International magazine.