Sound Design / Performance / Radio / Film
With his sound scaping and collaborational work Konstantin Bessonov builds on a varied range of theatrical scores, including sound design for choreographers like Jessica Nupen, Jason Jacobs, Carolin Jüngst and Lissa Rykena, and for dance companies like MuddyBoots. He has worked and performed at several international festivals, theatres and production venues including Kampnagel Internationale Kulturfabrik Hamburg, Garbicz Festival Poland, MS Dockville Festival Hamburg, Künstlerhaus Mousonturm Frankfurt, LAB Frankfurt and HochX Munich. Since March 2020 he is a resident radio host at Moscow based online station radio.syg.ma and since July 2020 he curates a monthly radio show on Hamburg's Hallo:radio together with DJ Nguyen Phuong-Dan.
STOFFE is a Hamburg/Berlin based music label. A platform for sound, art and experiments, since 2018 co-run by Konstantin Bessonov and Phil Struck. Initial releases STOFFE 001-003 by H, Tintin Patrone and René Huthwelker were published in Spring 2019.
4fakultät is a concert series for cross genre improvisation. Four acts of various artistic backgrounds play two sets of their own. These individual sets intersect, creating a continious musical dialogue with no breaks or stops. The concert series takes place four times a year in Hamburg, Germany, drawing local talents and internationally acclaimed musicians alike. As a founding member Konstantin Bessonov co-runs and curates the series since 2016.
uon duh is an improvising duo by Konstantin Bessonov and Simon Roessler. Organ, drums, electric piano, percussion and synthesizers build and collapse in rhythm and harmony over time, as the music's structure constantly shifts from transparency to opacity. uon duh's debut EUROPE was released in 2019 on Muscut.