Starman Showman Shaman

Bowie became a shape shifter, fueled by his hunger to break away from his working class background. He created a magickal cauldron filled with the rock and roll beats of Yoruba’s grandchildren. In it he mixed in the unabashedly sexual expressions of a liberated time. He sprinkled in a stardust potpourri of Mod, proto freak folk, drag, fashion, Egyptian symbols, poetry, the avant garde of  Warhol, and the wisdom of his mime/dance/theatre teacher, Lindsay Kemp. He spiked it all with the wild and wooly rituals of that proto rock and roll OG, Alistair Crowley. David became a Holy Artist and an Un-Holy Queen Bitch! Perhaps he was a prophet.

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