Christina Lessiak BA MA, born in Klagenfurt, is a musicologist, pop-musician, songwriter, event engineer, and cultural worker. She studied Musicology and Interdisciplinary Gender Studies at the Karl Franzens University of Graz, University for Music and Performing Arts Graz and Aarhus University/Denmark. In her academic work, she focuses on issues of gender and inequality. Currently, she is working with the compositionist and co-researcher Pia Palme on the project “On the fragility of Sounds” (funded by the Austrian Science Fund FWF) which takes place at the University for Music and Performing Arts Graz. Here she focuses on the issues of composing, feminism and autoethnography.