DJ Spooky, aka Paul D. Miller, discussed the evolution of his transmedia projects. DJ Spooky is the executive editor of ORIGIN Magazine and is a composer, multimedia artist, editor, and author.
His DJ MIXER iPad app has seen more than 12 million downloads in the last year. In 2012‐2013 he is the first artist‐in‐residence at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC starting this fall. He has produced and composed work for Yoko Ono, Thurston Moore, and scores of artists and award‐winning films. Miller’s work as a media artist has appeared in the Whitney Biennial; The Venice Biennial for Architecture; the Ludwig Museum in Cologne, Germany; Kunsthalle, Vienna; The Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh; and many other museums and galleries. His book Sound Unbound, an anthology of writings on electronic music and digital media, is a best‐selling title for MIT Press. He has been featured everywhere from Elle to CNN to SyFy.
DJ Spooky’s Rebirth Of A Nation was commissioned in 2004 by the Lincoln Center Festival; Spoleto Festival USA; Weiner Festwochen; and the Festival d’Automne a Paris. It was the artist’s first large‐scale multimedia performance piece, and has been performed in venues around the world, from the Sydney Festival to the Herod Atticus Amphitheater, more than 50 times. The DVD version of Rebirth Of A Nation was released by Anchor Bay Films/Starz Media in 2008.