New Emergences foundation is a platform focusing on gender equality in electronic music and sound art, advocating diversity by highlighting the presence and absence of women, LGBTQ+ communities, and all under-represented voices.

New Emergences (NE) organizes a discussion series, a concert series, and numerous activities such as workshops, podcasts, and online publications. The foundation also provides advice through consultation and promotion of its affiliated network.

The New Emergences foundation is based in the Netherlands and consists of a group of composers, improvisers, performers, and researchers working in the field of electronic music and sound art. It is part of an engaged music and art community which embodies the notion of grassroots activism that desires the honest, the curious, and the provocative.


Mariëtte Groot – Performer, Curator, Owner of the Underbelly music store. 

Fani Konstantinidou – Composer, Performer, Musicology researcher

András Simongáti-Farquhar – Sound and media artist, Researcher

Anne Wellmer – Composer, Performer, Media artist

Semay Wu – Composer, Media artist, Cellist & Performer

Dan Gibson – Composer, Sound artist, Instrument builder & Designer