The creative work of British musician David Bowie will be celebrated Feb 25-27 in an exhibition entitled “El H2Ombre que cayó a la tierra,” which will include a concert, conferences, films and music.
Choreographer, mentor and friend to Bowie, Lindsay Kemp; journalist Paul Trynka; and visual artist Derek Boshier will participate in the activities at the National Center for the Arts (Cenart) in Mexico City.
Bowie was an innovative musician who passed away in January at the age of 69 after battling cancer.
He is known as an important artist who influenced many other artists like writer and producer Paolo Hewitt and curators of the Festival Kosmica Nahum Mantra and Manuel Díaz.
The Bowie tribute will include a concert with Alejandro Preisser, which will take place on Sat. Feb. 27 in the Plaza de las Artes.
His films “The Man Who Fell to Earth” (1976), “Basquiat” (1996) and “The Labyrinth” (1986) can be enjoyed at the exhibition.
Selections from his albums “Space Oddity” (1969), “Outside” (1995), “Low” (1977), “Heroes” (1977), “Ziggy Stardust” (1972) and “Blackstar” (2016) will be available to listen to for the price of 80 pesos ($4) a person.
The conferences and movie viewings will be free.