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Terra Nova – DJ Spooky brings the music of Antarctica to Brooklyn, December 2, 4, 5

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Antarctica minus DJ plus ICE equals BAM.

Let me explain this formula. It will take a few steps:

DJ Spooky took a trip to Antarctica.

(DJ Spooky, who is a hip hop musician, artist and producer as well as a college professor, is also known as “The Subliminal Kid.” His other name is Paul D. Miller. Antarctica is also known as the Antarctic Continent, or the region around the Earth’s South Pole)
Once there, DJ Spooky recorded the sounds of Antarctica. Since there is mostly ice in Antarctica, what he recorded were…the sounds of ice.

Then he left Antarctica, and listened to his recordings. Inspired by the sounds, he created “Terra Nova: Sinfonia Antarctica” multimedia work that includes both video projections and a symphony. The symphony will be performed live by members of a chamber music ensemble called the International Contemporary Ensemble – the initials of which are (coincidentally or not) ICE.

“Terra Nova: Sinfonia Antarctica” will be presented at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, BAM, specifically the Howard Gilman Opera House (30 Lafayette Avenue) on December 2, 4 and 5 at 7:30pm Tickets run from $20 to $40.