Amir B. Ash (Amir Bahador Ashrafzadeh) is a Freelance self-taught new media artist/ indie experimental filmmaker with educational background in digital arts and film making and over 15 years of professional experience. Having a filmmaking and animation background and his love for music motivated him to start experimenting with live visuals and lights in late 2007. Since then he has been collaborating with musicians such as Siavash Amini, Idlefon, Umchunga and Temp-Illusion live on stage in festivals such as Mutek Japan, Mawaheb St.Petersburg, TCS festival Berlin and more. He also helped create contents for Lionel Ritchie’s 2020 USA tour, Westlife reunion show 2019, America’s Got Talent 2019 as well as 3 music videos for the London based band, Bastille.
In late 2009 he co-founded a Design and Technology studio called CODON Interactive media with three of his fellow artists as a collective in which he works as visual artist and art director, focusing on a variety of projects such as Real-Time Simulations, Interactive Light Sculptures and Installations on an international scale. He also is one of the Co-Founders and part of the managing director’s team at SET Experimental Art Events, an international electronic music festival in Tehran/Iran which started in late 2015, collaborating with festivals such as CTM Berlin and Mutek.