Performance Artist - Situation Maker
Film Score Composer and Music Director
Amir Konjani is a composer, performance artist and situation maker. His works have won many awards including an Oscar in the 90th Academy Awards 2018 for the Silent Child movie and he is a 2018 BAFTA Crew participant. Amir has written for the BBC, British Museum, Royal Air Force Museum, Ether Festival, Northwest festival and CalArts, and his works have been performed at London’s Southbank Centre, Royal College of Music, Royal Academy of Music and Queen Elizabeth Hall. He has collaborated with artists including Clark Rundell, Grammy-nominated pianist Vicki Ray, Ahmad Shamlou, Peter Manning (ROH), Gregory Rose, Anne LeBaron, and Sioned Williams (BBCSO).
He was also nominated for two Gold medals in composition and has been awarded a full scholarship to study for a PhD at the Royal Northern College of Music. Amir has invented a new method of composition called 'shadowing' and ‘tube-spacialisation’, where music is made with tubes and springs. He is also a composition tutor at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of music and dance.