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Silhouettes & Shadows: David Bowie Remembered

Silhouettes and Shadows is a visual celebration of the life and career of David Bowie as remembered by the photographers who knew and worked with him. The exhibition is proudly presented by Rockarchive.com & Photofusion and features work by twelve of the world's leading music photographers. It includes images by Mick Rock, Geoff MacCormack, Barrie Wentzell, Steve Rapport, Ian Dickson, Terry Pastor, Mark Mawston, Stefan Wallgren and Janet Macoska, as well as new and previously un-exhibited work by Fernando Aceves, Ray Stevenson and Dave Hogan.

The prints in the exhibition showcase Bowie's early career in Beckenham in the late 1960s, the rise of Ziggy Stardust and his changing personas in the decades that follow, through to one of his final live performances in 2003. Whilst the images capture his innovative and uncompromising musical genius, accompanying anecdotes and recollections by the photographers reveal the more personal and unique relationships they had with him.

The highlight of the show is a range of previously unseen images taken by Fernando Aceves during Bowie’s only visit to Mexico in 1997. The candid photos show the legendary musician enjoying major cultural sites such as Teotihuacan and Palacio de Bellas Artes.

Exhibition dates - 15 September to 26 October 2016
Location - Photofusion, 17A Electric Lane, Brixton, London SW9 8LA
Opening times - Monday to Saturday 11:00 to 18:00. Admission free

David Bowie (DB001FA)

David Bowie

David Bowie in front of a Diego Rivera mural whilst visiting the Palacio de Bellas Artes in Mexico City in October 1997

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David Bowie

David Bowie photographed with a mask at Frida Kahlo's house and museum in Mexico City in October 1997

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David Bowie (DB001MMAW)

David Bowie

David Bowie performing live at Wembley Arena, London on the A Reality Tour in November 2003

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David Bowie

David Bowie at press conference for his single 'Lets Dance' at the Savoy Hotel in London. It was the fifteenth studio album by Bowie.

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David Bowie (DB001ID)

David Bowie

David Bowie performing as Ziggy Stardust at Newcastle City Hall in January 1973.

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David Bowie (DB002RS)

David Bowie

David Bowie at home, smoking in bed in his apartment on Foxgrove Road, Beckenham in July 1969, the morning after the first moon landing.

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David Bowie (DB001RS)

David Bowie

David Bowie at his flat in Beckenham in 1969. This photograph was used as the cover to 'Lover To The Dawn', a 10-song acoustic demo tape.

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David Bowie

David Bowie on the video shoot for 'Loving the Alien' at Meantime Studios, London in March 1985

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