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Commons Conversations Video Now Online: "Conveying Climate Change" with DJ Spooky

15 Jun, 2017

Commons Conversations Video Now Online: "Conveying Climate Change" with DJ Spooky

The video for "Conveying Climate Change" with DJ Spooky in now online!

The talk was a part of COMMONS CONVERSATIONS: TECHNOLOGY AND PUBLIC LIFE IN CHANGING TIMES.

Watch the video here.


DJ Spooky’s discussion highlighted the need for artists and creatives to engage science. It also pointed out various successful collaborations between artists and scientists, including his work with Brian Greene, the Director of the NY Science Festival and best selling author. The discussion took the audience across the globe, from DJ Spooky’s projects in Antarctica, India, and the Arctic Circle, to, more locally, the West Coast, as he highlighted his symphony about deforestation.

DJ Spooky aka Paul D. Miller 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 was the first artist-in-residence at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC starting this fall. He’s 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.