Fani Konstantinidou is a composer, sound artist, and music researcher interested in cultural, cross-cultural, and social identities and their sonic imprints. Her main topics of interest are urban and rural sonic environments, spoken language, and culturally associated musical instruments. She creates various types of works such as site-specific and multichannel compositions, along with live, often improvised, performances. With her music explores the potential and the antitheses between analogue versus digital she explores the musical timespace by creating and recreating timelines of sonic events and parallel soundscapes.
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. More info:
Fani Konstantinidou was born in Thessaloniki and she lives and works in Amsterdam. She studied classical guitar and music history, and she has a bachelor's on Music technology & Acoustics (Rethimno - GR). She studied electroacoustic music composition at the Ionian University, Corfu - GR (MA in Arts & technologies of Sound) as well as at the the Royal Conservatoir in The Hague - NL (MMus in Sonology). She is a PhD candidate at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and lecturer at the Institute of Sonology (Royal Conservatoir) in The Hague. At the same time she works as an independent composer, sound artist, and music researcher.