When David Bowie died last year one of the most devastating parts for me was the final realisation I would never get to see him perform live. This weekend I got the attend the closest thing possible to real deal. I was first introduced to Bowie in 2005. Just a year earlier he had been […]
It’s just over a week now since David Bowie died and the reaction to his death, and his legacy, is ongoing. Naturally one of the biggest discussions has been the impact Bowie has had on sexual politics and our ideas of sexuality, gender and identity. This was actually something I wrote about just days before […]
I first heard the news in the car on the way to the gym. At the time it was not official, just rumours. By the time we got inside it was real. David Bowie is dead. My partner and I spent a few minutes getting ready but then I just stopped. In the middle of […]
Coinciding with the release of his new album Blackstar I wrote a reflection on the impact of David Bowie’s sexual politics for SBS News. You can check out the interactive reflection here.
For this week’s weekend reads I was hoping to be able to do a review of a documentary shown a couple of weeks ago on BBC/The ABC called ‘David Bowie: 5 years in the making of an icon’. I was deeply disappointed though to realise that I was too late, and that it had already […]