Stas Sharifullin is a Bashkir/Russian, Siberian-born researcher and artist working with sound and contexts of the sonic. He is currently teaching at the Sound Studies and Sonic Arts M.A. at Berlin University of the Arts, and has a Visiting Fellowship at the Critical Media Lab at FHNW Academy of Art and Design. His ongoing research examines the potential of sonic agency, e.g. how sound and music operate in contexts of political activism and resistance practices, addressing the variation in inequality across authoritarian regimes and unbalanced power dynamics under late capitalism.