PowerPoint Art, Talking-Heads-Style

David Byrne, former lead singer of the Talking Heads band, has a new creative outlet. Byrne has actually found a way to make PowerPoint presentations — the bane of meeting attendees — cool.

His new book and DVD, entitled Envisioning Emotional Epistemological Information (Steidl & Pace/MacGill Gallery 2003), is a coffee-table volume of bold, graphic images created by Byrne using PowerPoint software. Byrne's ironic twist on the ubiquitous meeting and marketing presentation to

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