Speakers » Paul D. Miller a.k.a. DJ Spooky
Conceptual artist, writer, and musician, editor of Origin Magazine, he is presently the artist-in-residence at the Metropolitan Museum in New York.
Miller’s first collection of essays, Rhythm Science, was published by MIT Press in April 2004. Sound Unbound, a collection of writing about sound art, digital media, and contemporary composition with writings from Brian Eno, Jonathan Lethem, Chuck D, Steve Reich, Cory Doctorow, Saul Williams, Pierre Boulez, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Jaron Lanier, Moby, and many others, edited by Miller, was released by MIT Press early 2008.
Miller’s work as a media artist has appeared in a wide variety of contexts such as the Whitney Biennial; The Venice Biennial for Architecture (year 2000); The Venice Biennial of Art 2007 (Africa Pavilion), the Ludwig Museum in Cologne, Germany; Kunsthalle, Vienna; The Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh and many other museums and galleries.
Under the moniker of his “constructed persona” as “DJ Spooky That Subliminal Kid”, Miller has recorded a huge volume of music and has collaborated a wide variety of musicians and composers such as Iannis Xenakis, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Kronos Quartet, Kool Keith a.k.a. Doctor Octagon, Pierre Boulez, Killa Priest from Wu-Tang Clan, Steve Reich, Yoko Ono and Thurston Moore from Sonic Youth among many others.
Miller continues to add to his creative output across a broad cultural spectrum. He traveled to Antarctica in December 2007 to gather sonic and visual materials for his next large scale work “TerraNova: The Antarctic Suite”.
Paul is an Advisor for the Humanities Council for the Fetzer Institute.
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