Biography

The music of Iranian composer/performer, Idin Samimi Mofakham (*1982) is deeply based on the traditional and regional music of his home country. Since 2015, He develops his own musical language based on the medieval Persian tuning systems, just intonation and Psychoacoustics.

Idin is the co-founder and artistic manager of Spectro Centre for New Music since 2013, along with Polish composer & conductor Martyna Kosecka. Since 2015 he serves as a co-founder, board member and senior curator of Tehran Contemporary Music Festival, the only international music festival with focus on contemporary and experimental music in Iran.

Since 2019, Idin holds a PhD in Artistic Research position at the Norwegian Academy of Music in Oslo (Norway), pursuing his research on Persian medieval tuning systems and its creative usage in contemporary composition.

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