Tanaz Modabber

Tanaz Moddaber was born on February 9, 1981 in Teheran, Iran. She studied architecture at the Rotterdamse Akademie van Bouwkunst in 2006 and was awarded her Bachelor's degree in landscape architecture in 2006 and a Master's degree in architecture in 2007 from the University of California in Berkeley, USA. Her site-specific installations, studio artworks and architectural projects have been influenced by her training in westen and persian classical music. Her sound performances include A Thousand Years of the Shahnameh setar performance (Pergamon Museum, Berlin, Germany, 2011), Harmony for Vanishing Points (Tokyo Wonder Site and Tokyo Experimental Festival, Tokyo, Japan, 2013 and 2014 respectively), A node's prosody. Homecomings. (PROJECTIVE SPACE2, Berlin, Germany, 2015), Carillon (Lichthaus Arnsberg, Germany, 2016), launch of her book Other Scales of Prosody (Ofr. Galerie, Paris, France 2017) and Particles (Institut für West-Östliche Musik, Berlin, Germany, 2020). Her piece Turmoil is based on the design pictured below and was transcribed for carillon by the Berlin carillonneur Jeffrey Bossin, who will play the world premiere on November 11, 2022 at 4 p.m. on the Carillon in Berlin-Tiergarten.