DJ Spooky’s Rebirth of a Nation

Concerts & Performances
Date Sunday, March 19, 2017 Organization Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts Categories Concerts & Performances
Place Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts Address Peacock Foundation Studio 1300 Biscayne Boulevard, Downtown Miami Phone 305-949-6722 Website

Arguably no one is more responsible for propagating and embodying the idea of the deejay as “artist” than Paul Miller as DJ Spooky. Rebirth of a Nation is DJ Spooky’s creation that can produce not only new thoughts, but new ways of thinking. This film project is based on a remix of D.W. Griffith’s infamous and racist 1915 film The Birth of a Nation. The original film was based on a novel and theater play by Thomas Dixon titled The Clansmen. DJ Spooky applies DJ techniques to cinema in a way that parallels, deconstructs and remixes the original film, thus challenging our legacy of revisionist history. Tickets are $25.

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