The idea for this post came while watching an episode of Luther. In one scene, Luther has spread crime photos across the floor. A detective enters, asking why the mess. Luther says he’s using the David Bowie decoupage technique. (I’m roughly paraphrasing, so forgive any inexactness.)
Ah-ha! I thought. The old William S. Burroughs cut-up technique! Was Bowie really a practitioner?
I ran to the internet to verify that Bowie was, in fact, a cutter-upper, and then to see his application, if possible.