Fani Konstantinidou is a composer, performer, and musicology researcher interested in the sonic imprints of cultural, cross-cultural, and social identities. Her main topics of interest are the urban and rural sonic environments, spoken language, and musical instruments intertwined with local cultures. She creates various types of works such as site-specific and multichannel compositions, along with live, improvised performances. With her music explores the potential and the antitheses between analogue versus digital and she exploits the musical timespace by recreating timelines of sonic events and co-occuring sonic territories. Her research is concentrated on the cultural impact in the making of contemporary music.
She is one of the founding members of Stichting New Emergences, a platform advocating on diversity in electronic music and sound art, by highlighting the presence and absence of women, LGBTQ+ communities, and all under-represented voices.
Fani Konstantinidou was born in Greece and currently lives and works in Amsterdam. She studied classical guitar and she has a bachelor's on Music Technology & Acoustics. Later on, she studied electroacoustic music composition at the Ionian University in Greece, as well as at the the Royal Conservatoir in The Hague, the Netherlands (MMus in Sonology). She is a PhD candidate at the University of Amsterdam and lecturer at the Institute of Sonology, Royal Conservatoir, in The Hague. At the same time she works as an independent composer, and music researcher.