When Ziggy Stardust Fell to Earth
Considering how Bowie’s iconic persona fused multimedia fictions in a Pop Art cycle of creative feedback.
“Man is least himself when he talks in his own person.
Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.”
— Oscar Wilde
The character of Ziggy Stardust was created and played by David Bowie — a parallel personality that is both fictional and biographical. With the 1973 album, The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the…