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DJ Spooky

Paul is a composer, multimedia artist, and writer who travels extensively to perform and give presentations. His writing has appeared in The Village Voice, The Source, Artforum, and The Wire, among other publications. His art has been shown in the Whitney Biennial; the Venice Biennale of Architecture; the Museum Ludwig in Cologne, Germany; Kunsthalle Wien (Vienna) in Austria; The Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and many other museums and galleries. His work New York Is Now was exhibited in the African Pavilion at the 52nd Venice Biennale and at the 2007 Art Basel Miami Beach Fair. The MIT Press published Rhythm Science, his first collection of essays, in 2004, and Sound Unbound, an anthology of writings on electronic music and digital media, in 2008. Paul's deep interest in reggae and dub music has resulted in a series of compilations, remixes, and collections of material from the vaults of the legendary Jamaican label Trojan Records. The DJ Spooky/DJ Mixer iPhone app has been downloaded more than 1 million times.

Paul Miller, AKA DJ Spooky: that Subliminal Kid, operates fluently in multiple media, as music composer and producer, DJ, artist, writer, and impresario. In the final interview of this chapter, he talks about the new order of creative commons and shareware, which, he argues, is here to stay.