If you still have the opportunity to go and see the David Bowie exhibition at the Groninger Museum, then make sure not to skip mime-video The Mask in particular. In one of the last rooms on the ground floor, between abundant installations, costumes, artifacts - the latchkey of his first house even - is a small TV. There, we see Bowie as a mime player - one of his many talents - on a minimal set, dressed in white, grime on his face. Surprisingly modest play with deep impact. After having watched breathlessly for minutes I submerged myself again in the rest of the Bowie circus.
DAVID BOWIE is
11/12/2015 - 10/04/2016