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JUL 2015 – DAVID BOWIE ‘IS’ IN AUSTRALIA – ACMI MELBOURNE

JUL 2015 – DAVID BOWIE ‘IS’ IN AUSTRALIA – ACMI MELBOURNE

The David Bowie is exhibition has finally landed at the Australian Centre for the Moving Image in Melbourne Australia. This is the third year and sixth venue for the exhibition and still achieving record breaking ticket sales for each venue. The town is awash with David Bowie posters and the show is on everyones lips, it’s talk of the town!

David Bowie is, is the first international retrospective of the extraordinary career of David Bowie – one of the most pioneering and influential performers of modern times. Over 300 objects including handwritten lyrics, original costumes, photography, set designs, album artwork and rare performance material from the past five decades are brought together from the David Bowie Archive for the very first time. The exhibition demonstrates how Bowie’s work has both influenced and been influenced by wider movements in art, design, theatre and contemporary culture and focusses on his creative processes, shifting style and collaborative work with diverse designers in the fields of fashion, sound, graphics, theatre and film.

The exhibition is touring internationally. Confirmed venues are:

Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI), Melbourne, Australia from 16 July – 1 November 2015
Philharmonie de Paris/ Cité de la Musique, Paris, France from 2 March – 31 May 2015
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, USA from 23 September 2014 – 4 January 2015
Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany, from 20 May – 24 August, 2014
Museu da Imagem e do Som, Sao Paulo, Brasil, from 31 January – 20 April 2014
Art Gallery Ontario, Toronto, Canada, from 25 September – 19 November 20