PLANET BOWIE: Multiple creativities in practice

Kardos, Leah (2015) PLANET BOWIE: Multiple creativities in practice. In: Pedagogy, Language, Arts & Culture in Education (PLACE) Group Seminars; 11 Nov 2015, Cambridge, U.K.. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

David Bowie’s contribution to culture is undeniable; far-reaching, multifaceted, intersecting many fields, social scenes and artistic disciplines. If one was to take a broad view of this contribution, Planet Bowie can be viewed as the location for rich expressive languages of fashions, personas, stolen ideas, queerness, outsider perspectives, mythologies and a cast of recurring characters and themes, sounds and musical motifs. This presentation will turn attention to the way his career has been narrated across constant creative transformations that flow parallel against a consistent musical voice and through the recasting of his star image and performative self across the media and art platforms that he is found in.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Lecture)
Event Title: Pedagogy, Language, Arts & Culture in Education (PLACE) Group Seminars
Organising Body: University of Cambridge
Research Area: Music
Faculty, School or Research Centre: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences > School of Performance and Screen Studies
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Depositing User: Leah Kardos
Date Deposited: 17 May 2016 16:09
Last Modified: 17 May 2016 16:09
URI: http://eprints.kingston.ac.uk/id/eprint/34643

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