Electronic Theory: Science Terror & Nihilism

Sound Unbound / Rhythm Science


Paul D. Miller (aka DJ Spooky)

Paul D. Miller (aka Dj Spooky) is a conceptual artist, writer, and musician working in NYC. His written work has appeared in The Village Voice, The Source, Ctheory, ArtforumRap Pages, Paper Magazine, and a host of other periodicals. His work as an artist has appeared in a wide variety of contexts such as the Whitney Biennial, The Venice Biennial for Architecture, the Ludwig Museum in Cologne; The Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh and many other museums and galleries. Miller has recorded a large volume of music as “Dj Spooky that Subliminal Kid” and has collaborated with a wide variety of pre-eminent musicians and composers such as Iannis Xenakis, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Kool Keith, Yoko Ono, and Thurston Moore. He also did the music score for the Cannes and Sundance award winning film “Slam” starring critically acclaimed poet Saul Williams. Paul D. Miller is a member of the editorial board of CTheory.

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Cultural Politics of Bio-Genetics


William Leiss

What is the future of human genetic engineering?

Are the clones and chimeras likely to be produced by human genetic engineering part of the biotech future? Or is this vision of the posthuman future something long implied by the cultural history of technology? Are we moving towards the age of the posthuman, or are we trapped in a technological cycle first explored by the writings of Francis Bacon’s Novum Organum?
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