Mariam Rezaei

Mariam Rezaei is a multi-award winning composer, turntablist, writer and performer. Her music has recently been described as ‘ genuinely ground-breaking’ (London Jazz News 2022) and ‘high-velocity sonic surrealism’ (4* The Guardian 2022). In 2022, she received the Paul Hamlyn Foundation #AwardsForArtists, in recognition of her composition work. Mariam also presents a podcast on contemporary turntablism called These Are The Breaks… and is guest DJ on Radical Scotland by Stewart Smith, both on Repeater Radio. BOWN, her third album in the triptych BLUD : SKEEN : BOWN is due for release this year. She has previously led various experimental arts project, such as TOPH, TUSK FRINGE and TUSK NORTH, and is Artistic Director of TUSK Festival, based in Newcastle and Gateshead.

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