Friday, October 19, 8pm {120 College Street}

Lecture / Performance: Jace Clayton aka DJ Rupture.

Presented in conjunction with the “African Americans in WNC & Southern Appalachia Conference.” Contemporary composer and DJ Jace Clayton will present a piece in response to the work of Jacob Lawrence.

Jace Clayton is an artist and writer based in Manhattan, also known for his work as DJ /rupture. Clayton uses an interdisciplinary approach to focus on how sound, memory, and public space interact, with an emphasis on low-income communities and the global South. His book Uproot: Travels in 21st Century Music and Digital Culture was published in 2016 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

Get a glimpse into the mind of Jace Clayton aka DJ Rupture with this recent feature for PBS Newshour: