Jace Clayton is an artist and writer based in New York, also known for his work as DJ /rupture. His book on 21st century music and global digital culture will be published in 2016 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. (more)

Clayton’s most recent project, Enkutatash እንቁጣጣሽ, debuted in Washington D.C. on September 11th, the Ethiopian New Year (Ethiopia uses its own calendar system), and featured a choir singing a musical rendition of the Homeland Security color-coded Threat Level changes superimposed with modified East African harvest songs for lute and voice.

His next DJ performance will be at the Whitney Museum of American Art, on New Year’s Eve. On April 26th, Saul Williams & the Mivros Quartet will debut a new 15-minute composition by Clayton in Minneapolis, co-commissioned by Liquid Music and the Givens Foundation.

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