Mo H. Zareei aka mHz is an Iranian electronic musician, sound artist and researcher, based in Wellington / New Zealand. Using custom-built software and hardware, his experiments with sound cover a wide range from electronic compositions to kinetic sound-sculptures and audiovisual installations. Regardless of the medium, Zareei’s work aims to highlight the beauty in the basics of sound and light production and reductionist audiovisual elements that draw inspiration from physical and architectural principles. Over the course of his PhD, he developed a portfolio of works focused on the intersections of sound art and Brutalism. His Brutalist Noise Ensemble has been featured on platforms such as Creative Applications, Streaming Museum and Fast Co.
Zareei has presented his work at international venues and festivals such as SETxCTM Festival (Tehran), New Zealand Festival (Wellington), the International Symposium on Electronic Art (Vancouver) and New Interfaces for Musical Expression (London), to name a few. His installation Rasping Music was the recipient of the 1st prize in Sound Art category of the International Sonic Arts Award 2015 (Italy).