Now, InstaMiniSeries — a channel that creates episodic programming exclusively for the Instagram platform — is gearing up to debut the final project. UNBOUND: A ★ InstaMiniSeries will visually interpret Bowie’s final album, taking the audience “on a journey of evocative images inspired by the moods suggested in the album’s music, lyrics, and artwork,” according to a press release. “The series is propelled by a focus on this visual interpretation of the ★ album as opposed to a literal, linear narrative.”
The series stars Rookie magazine co-founder Tavi Gevinson and actress Patricia Clarkson. The first of 16 episodes will debut on February 25 at 8 p.m. EST on @instaminiseries, and new episodes will premiere each subsequent Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday.
Bowie reportedly gave the InstaMiniSeries team early access to his album before its release on January 8. The project was completed in December 2015. Producer Lawrence Peryer said in a statement that, “In light of recent events, this project has taken on new significance for all of us — cast and crew. We are very happy to be bringing a new creative work to David’s fans worldwide at a time when a focus on his music and art is much-needed.”
See a trailer for the series below.