October 27 – December 16, 12 PM – 20 PM
The exhibition of photographs by a British musician and producer Geoff MacCormack documenting friendship and travels with David Bowie will be opened on October 27.Geoff MacCormack, AKA Warren Peace, was one of David Bowie’s oldest and closest friends. MacCormack toured with Bowie for three years (1973 — 1976) as a backing vocalist, dancer and percussionist. During this time he recorded with Bowie on six albums — from Aladdin Sane to Station to Station, also co-writing the track Rock’n’Roll With Me on Diamond Dogs, and Turn Blue with Bowie on Iggy Pops album Lust for Life.
The exhibition presents more than 70 photographs and it also includes the film The Long Way Home by David Bowie, which documents various stages of their trip, from the docks in Japan through Siberia and Russia on the Trans-Siberian Express, and their time in Moscow for the May Day Parade. The film contains views of Russia shot by David Bowie on a
As a part of the opening of the exhibition David Bowie. Rock’n’roll with me at New Holland Island there will be a large parallel program: discussions with Geoff MacCormack, Artemy Troitsky and Francis Whately, screenings: David Bowie: Five Years, David Bowie: The Last Five Years and The Man Who Fell to Earth, public talk by a translator Dmitry Simanovsky, as well as a party at Kuznya House with a DJ and musician Rusty Egan (UK).
Curated by Olga Borissova.
The parallel program:
18:30 Discussion: Geoff MacCormack and Artemy Troitsky.
Preliminary registration is required. Seats are limited.
23:00 Blitz Kids Night: a tribute to David Bowie with the participation of Rusty Egan (UK) and Artemy Troitsky at Kuznya House
20:00 Screening: David Bowie: Five Years (directed by Francis Whately, 2013). Public talk by Francis Whately and an art-critic Olesya Turkina. Preliminary registration is required.
19:30 Translator Dmitry Simanovsky about the book by Simon Critchley Bowie published by Garage Museum in collaboration with Ad Marginem Press.
20:30 Screening: David Bowie: The Last Five Years (directed by Francis Whately, 2017).
Admission free. Seats are limited. Preliminary registration is required.