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Arash Akbari (born 1987) is a music producer and new-media artist, based in Tehran, Iran. His interest in dynamic art systems,human perception, nonlinear narrative and the co-existence between physical and digital worlds compelled him to explore the fields of generative systems, interaction design, and real-time processing. Akbari directs his experimental practices into audio-visual performances and installations, interactive applications and multisensory experiences. His music compositions include field recordings, musical instruments, digital synthesis, DSP and noise. He’s interested in finding aesthetics in autonomous multisensory generative systems and studying their reactions to the human agency as well as the human interaction with and perception of them.He explores how natural nonlinear and emergent behaviors and phenomena can evoke emotions and meaning in humans and how to create art systems based on this process. His works have been exhibited in different festivals and exhibitions around the world, such as Athens Digital Arts Festival, 3D Web Fest, SetFest Tehran, Cinnamon Colomboscope and Graphical Web Conference. He has released albums on Flaming Pines, Unknown Tone Records, Taalem and Soft Recordings among numerous other labels.