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A year since the passing of David Bowie, one of music and pop culture’s greatest icons, fans have launched a fundraising campaign to support the erection of a permanent memorial statue in London, in honor of the late musician. “We’re taking the lightning flash from the cover of Aladdin Sane, and turning it into a three-storey tall sculpture,” explains Charlie Waterhouse of This Ain’t Rock ‘n’ Roll, one of the organizations behind the campaign, working in conjunction with David Bowie’s team.  Located five streets away from Ziggy Stardust’s birthplace in Brixton, the statue will assume the form of the famous red and blue lightning bolt, as featured on Bowie’s LP cover, and now his most distinguishable symbol. The memorial is described by Crowdfunder as “unexplained, yet utterly familiar; a poignant reminder that life does exist beyond the everyday. That music and art and curiosity are vital, positive contributors to our collective existence.” View more View full description
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