Culture: Art: Interactive
Direct Line to David Bowie   (+2)  [vote for, against]
A window in a small wall next to a landline phone that rings David Bowie.

So David Bowie would get a cell phone dedicated to calls from an interactive museum piece. He could pick up or not, when and as he liked, but for the sake of the artwork, he must in good faith be potentially reachable. Could last as long as he was willing, a day, a month. If he wanted he could pass on the cellular as he liked and then see what happened with a phone in a museum that could potentially always reach someone.
-- miggavin, Nov 30 2015

Stella Street https://en.wikipedi.../wiki/Stella_Street
Short lived but entertaining spoof on celebrity lives. [DrBob, Dec 01 2015]

"Ground Control to Major Tom ... Ground Control to Major Tom ... "
-- 8th of 7, Nov 30 2015

Would this line still work after he's dead?

The neat thing about seances is that they represent the first wireless technology.
-- RayfordSteele, Nov 30 2015

The Artist Is Present minus the presence of the Artist. This could be part of a series of abstractions of TAIP, each one further step removed: Justine Frischmann by semaphore; Bowie by phone; Pynchon by Shapchat; Kate Beaton by passenger pigeon; Jeff Koons by séance.
-- calum, Nov 30 2015

Elvis has left the building ... ?
-- 8th of 7, Nov 30 2015

+ I 'm not sure why but this idea set me to remembering Stella Street. That's worth a croissant of anyone's money.
-- DrBob, Dec 01 2015

I wonder if Kevin Bacon would call?
-- 2 fries shy of a happy meal, Dec 01 2015

Is Jeff Koons dead? I like the séance idea (oo look it gave me the accent! Bonsoir!) even better if he is not dead: it seems in keeping with his type of artifice.
-- bungston, Dec 02 2015

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