The New Generation of Classic Short Stories

David Byrne

David Byrne cofounded the band Talking Heads in the mid-seventies and established the record label Luaka Bop. His recent work includes Contemporary Color, a performance event inspired by the phenomenon of color guard (2015); Here Lies Love, a twenty-two-song theatrical production authored with Fatboy Slim (2013) that will be restaged at San Francisco’s American Conservatory Theater and the Seattle Repertory Theater in 2017; Love This Giant, a studio album written and recorded with St. Vincent (2012); How Music Works, a book about how music is shaped by various contexts (2012); and Playing the Building, an interactive sound installation exhibited internationally (2005–12). He designed the Spring 2003 edition of All-Story.

Stories by David Byrne published in Zoetrope: All-Story:
  Things Are Going Through You All the Time: the Art of Kiki Smith, Vol. 10, No. 1
It Can't Happen Here, Vol. 20, No. 2