DJ Spooky

DJ Spooky (Paul Miller) in New York City – 2018.

See DJ Spooky live at the Saturday Night Evening Event – November 10, 2018 – at the Internet Archive.

Paul D. Miller aka DJ Spooky is a composer, multimedia artist, educator, historian and author whose work immerses audiences in a blend of genres, global culture, and environmental and social issues.

Miller’s written work has been published by The Village Voice, The Source, and Artforum, among others, and he is the Editor of Origin Magazine. Miller’s work has appeared in the Whitney Biennial; The Venice Biennial for Architecture; the Ludwig Museum in Cologne; Kunsthalle, Vienna; The Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh, the Miami/Art Basel fair, and many other museums and galleries.

His award-winning book “Rhythm Science” was published by MIT Press 2004, and was followed by “Sound Unbound,” an anthology about electronic music and digital media, in 2008. “The Book of Ice”, an experiential visual and acoustic portrait of the Antarctic, was published in 2011 by Random House.

Miller was the first Artist in Residence at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, where he premiered his work “A Civil War Symphony” in 2013.  Miller has collaborated with a vast array of recording artists, ranging from Metallica to Chuck D; Steve Reich to Yoko Ono.

He is the 2017-2018 recipient of the The Hewlett 50 Arts Commission Award which will support the creation of “Sonic Web,” a multimedia performance and an installation based on the history and evolution of the internet, which will premiere at San Francisco’s Internet Archive in January 2019.

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