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Paul D. Miller, aka DJ Spooky, is a conceptual artist, writer and musician. He has recorded a huge volume of music and collaborated with a wide variety of musicians and composers including 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 of Sonic Youth, among many others. Miller's written work has appeared in The Village Voice, The Source, Artforum, Raygun, Rap Pages, Paper Magazine and a host of other periodicals. His first collection of essays, Rhythm Science, was released by MIT Press in 2004, followed by Sound Unbound, an anthology of writings on electronic music and digital media (MIT Press, 2008). His work as a media artist has appeared in a wide variety of contexts such as the Whitney Biennial; the 2000 Venice Biennial for Architecture; the 2007 Venice Biennial of Art (Africa Pavilion); the Ludwig Museum in Cologne, Germany; Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna; and the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh. Miller is currently artist-in-residence at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.