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tony oursler x david bowie: where are we now? video
jan 08, 2013
tony oursler x david bowie: where are we now? video


still from david bowie ‘where are we now’ video by tony oursler

 

american artist tony oursler directed the video for david bowie‘s new single ‘where are we now?’ – watch it here.

the video, which is set in a workshop / studio is instantly recognisable as oursler’s work
with a video of bowie’s face projected onto a conjoined doll’s head,
(the other head has a video of a silent woman projected on to it).

 

read designboom’s interview with oursler

 

 

this haunting scene is intersected with footage of the auto repair shop beneath the apartment bowie
lived in whilst in berlin during the late 1970s. along with this are stark images of the city at the time
and a lyric constantly raising the question ‘where are we now?’

 

here’s some more info on the new release from bowie:

 

to mark his 66th birthday, the glam-rock legend released his first song in 10 years without warning.
‘where are we now?’ is the lead single from bowie’s new album, ‘the next day,’ which comes out in march,
two weeks before his retrospective opens at the victoria and albert museum.

 

 

selected stills from david bowie ‘where are we now’ video by tony oursler…

 

 

 

 

 

 

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