news 27 Feb 13

Serbian Gender-Bending Model Stars in Bowie Video

Andrej Pejic, the new face of the world of gender ambiguity in fashion, is starring in a new video by rock legend David Bowie.

BIRN
Belgrade

Andrej Pejic has joined the circle of models starring in top music videos, featuring in the mini-movie for David Bowie's latest single, Stars (Are Out Tonight).

Pejic plays the girl part in a manic celebrity couple who have moved next door to a suburban husband and wife, played by Tilda Swinton and Bowie.

Pejic and his boyfriend in the video, played by another gender-bending model, Saskia de Brauw, are intent on trashing Bowie and Swinton's outwardly perfect life.

One night, they break into Bowie's and Swinton's place with Pejic clambering atop of Bowie for a kiss as he sleeps.

In the end, everyone except Bowie starts swapping gender and personality.

Pejic was born in Tuzla, northern Bosnia, in 1991. Because of the war raging in former Yugoslavia, his family fled to Serbia, settling in a refugee camp near Belgrade. They emigrated to Australia in 2000 when Andrej was eight.

Discovered in his late teens and noted for his androgynous looks, his pictures have been published in French Vogue, Dossier Journal and other fashion magazines.

And while Serbia has a reputation as one of Europe's more sexually intolerant societies, the country's top fashion magazine, ELLE, put Pejic on its front cover this January.

Stars (Are Out Tonight) is the second single from Bowie this year, following Where Are We Now?.

Bowie's album The Next Day is due for release on March 8.

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