Close  
  • share this

Gary Oldman narrates life and career of David Bowie on your smartphone

/ 03:43 PM January 06, 2019
gary oldman

Gary Oldman is the narrator for a new application devoted to David Bowie. Image: AFP/Giuseppe Cacace

The massively popular “David Bowie Is” exhibition, which launched in London’s V&A Museum before traveling to 11 other cities around the world has now been packaged as a smartphone application, which is to be released on Jan. 8.

Narration for the augmented reality application will be provided by actor Gary Oldman, reports Pitchfork.

ADVERTISEMENT

“David Bowie Is” will enable users to interact with hundreds of costumes and videos, handwritten lyrics and works of art.

The launch date will coincide with what would have been Bowie’s 72nd birthday.

FEATURED STORIES

Bowie and Oldman had a substantial history of collaboration. In 2013, the English actor featured in Bowie’s video “The Next Day” and the pair also played opposite each other in a Julian Schnabel film on the artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, which was released in 1996.

David Bowie passed away in January 2016. JB

RELATED STORIES:

At Jesus’s birthplace, an app is born to ease crowds

Facebook launches time-management tool for mobile app

ADVERTISEMENT
Read Next
LATEST STORIES
MOST READ
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: app, augmented reality, David Bowie, Exhibition, Gary Oldman
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.



© Copyright 1997-2019 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.