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“Playing the Building” David Byrne, Installation (2008)*

Artist/Designer: David Byrne

Project Location: New York, United States

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Significant Date(s):
20th Century

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Publications/Texts in Print:

Byrne, David. How Music Works. New York: Three Rivers Press, 2017.

Steenstra, Sytze. We are the noise between stations: a philosophical exploration of the work of David Byrne, at the crossroads of popular madia, conceptual art and performance theatre. Maastricht: Mixed Media, 2003.

White, Bob W. Music and Globalization: Critical Encounters. Bloomington: Indiana University Press,

Additional Information:

Building Address:

59 E 4th Street

New York, NY 10003

Significant Dates:

Installation present between May 31-August 10, 2008

Supporting Staff/ Designers:



David Byrne, Maritime Museum, Installation, Music, Talking Heads, Contemporary

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