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Past exhibitions

David Byrne's Library | 18-Aug-15 to 13-Sep-15

Throughout his career, David Byrne has compiled a fascinating collection of music books.

The books cover music of all genres and from many different countries and cultures. Some trace the history of music and notation, or the science behind sound - others are by, or about, major musicians.

David Byrne has read them all and, for Meltdown 2015, you can read them too.

Throughout the festival, the Poetry Library is housing David Byrne's reading lounge, a collection of over 250 of his personal books for you to read and borrow. Become a member of the library for free to borrow a book, and get an insight into the literary works that have shaped David's thoughts and approach to music.

From Tuesday 18th August to Sunday 13 September.

Open Tuesday to Sunday, 11am - 8pm (closed Mondays).

To join the library you will need to bring proof of a UK address which must be no more than 3 months old along with  photographic ID or proof of signature (e.g. on a bank card). The library is limited to 250 members.

Photographs of artworks taken by Harpreet Kalsi -www.thatthingyoupluck.com


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