Babak Mirsalari

Babak Mirsalari

MusicianHebden Bridge, United Kingdom
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Babak Mirsalari

Babak Mirsalari

MusicianHebden Bridge, United Kingdom
About me
Babak Mirsalari is an Iranian sound designer and composer based in the North of England. Well versed in multiple styles of music, he ventures into the sound design realm with over two decades of compositional and performance practice. He has worked on many solo projects in a variety of genres including contemporary jazz, electronic, world fusion, post rock, film scores, experimental ambient with a hint of quarter tonal phrases that has become a unique signature in his late works. In recent years, Babak has composed music for independent projects and institutions such as ICA and Tate. One of his collaborations, which was composing music for a short animation, was aired on BBC4, as part of a programme called 'Get Animated! BBC Introducing Arts' in April 2020. Other works include: composer and sound designer for 'staff of life' a short film that is available on BBC iplayer. Sound designer/composer for 'Ground Up' an audio drama aired on BBC 6 Music in January 2021 (Available on Wireless Theatre platform).
Projects
  • Fabric of sound
    Fabric of soundThe Fabric of Sound is an immersive audio documentary that explores synesthesia through the personal experiences of three individuals. Edited into one interweaving narrative, it paints an intimate portrait of their everyday perceptions. Storytelling combined with an expressive multi-layered soundscape, the piece also experiments with sound as a medium, playing with textural qualities and its possibilities of evoking the other senses. To have the best sensory experience please listen to the pie
  • Fanny Eaton: The forgotten Pre-Raphaelite Model
    Fanny Eaton: The forgotten Pre-Raphaelite ModelFanny Eaton (née Antwhistle; 23 June 1835 – 4 March 1924), was an artist's Model of mixed heritage (Jamaican-British), who modelled for several Pre-Raphaelite artists and at the Royal Academy school of painting. She was featured in several paintings, sketches and prints, both as a background character and as the main subject, which was not always a portrayal in a position of subservience. Her looks were unique, yet she showed the same traits that her model counterparts, had, but she was not know
Work history
    ICA London – Institute of Contemporary Arts logo
    ICA London – Institute of Contemporary Arts logo
    composerICA London – Institute of Contemporary Arts
     - Hebden Bridge, United KingdomFreelance
Education
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    Bachelor of Arts (BA) University of Salford
     - Manchester, United Kingdom
    BA (Hons) Music: Popular Music & Recording