Syntropy Artists

Our mission is to support artists and musicians who are passionate about playing their part in helping to heal our stressed and unhappy society.

Each week we’ll showcase a video in the app from our artist of the week, as well as feature all the amazing artists and musicians who have contributed to Syntropy.

Enjoy exploring the talent on show

Alan Gogoll

Australian acoustic guitarist Alan Gogoll was born and raised on the stunning island of Tasmania, the perfect inspiration for his beautiful instrumental compositions. But Alan doesn’t just write and play gorgeous music, he also creates amazing “Stringscape” videos by filming through his guitar’s soundhole to reveal the incredible vibrations of his strings as he plays in front of peaceful Tasmanian landscapes, seascapes and skies. He also creates “Discostring” videos by using funky neon strings - perfect for the Syntropy Dark Mode!

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Allie Joy & Mark Soden

Syntropy States are Allie Joy and Mark Soden.

Allie Joy is a digital artist who has exhibited her art internationally. She is an artist in residence at Birmingham Open Media and Pervasive Studio at Watershed, Bristol.

Mark Soden is the Managing Partner of Mirror Noir Records and releases music globally under the band names Cydonia Collective and Serenity States.

Allie and Mark co-created the Syntropy app video artworks featured within the Breathe ‘Geometries’ and ‘Alchemy’ galleries and the Relax ‘Energy Centre’ and ‘Abstraction’ galleries.

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Amanda Tovalin &
Allison Tanenhaus

Amanda Tovalin is a composer from Mexico City who creates sound-universes designed with the use of her voice and violin. Amanda’s work explores the idea of relaxation through repetition and uses free improvisation, combined with live looping, to express herself through musical meditations.

Allison Tanenhaus specializes in bold geometrics, kaleidoscopic color fields, trippy op art, and unexpected dimensional qualities. Made with equal parts deliberation and experimentation (via smartphone apps), the results are rainbow-hued compositions that take on a psychedelic life of their own.

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Andy Salvanos &
Jennie Feyen

Swedish-born Andy Salvanos is a musician based in South Australia, where he performs and records using a 10-string Chapman Stick. From simple melodies to
evolving soundtracks, Andy composes in “short story” format, drawing on themes like childhood memories, and the space located between dreams and reality.

Jennie Feyen is an Australian artist and filmmaker. Inspired by Japanese aesthetics, futurism, and dreams, Feyen uses poetic imagery and evocative soundscapes to invite the viewer to step into otherworldly spaces and contemplate the human condition.

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Balamurali Kumarasamy is a multi-talented architect, healer, wellness trainer. He is also a professional artist for Almighty Comics, creating illustrations which often focus on elements of Tamil culture and notable figures within Hinduism. Belamurali works in an abstract style which incorporates a wealth of vivid colours. He is passionate about spreading knowledge and awareness of mental and physical wellbeing through art and music.

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Cameron Naylor

Cameron Naylor is a UK based audio-visual artist. Through sound design and procedurally generated imagery his work seeks to create a unique sense of embodiment in viewers. His work has been performed and exhibited in museums and galleries across Europe, and online.

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Catarina Rodrigues & Claire Bond

Catarina Rodrigues is a UK-based digital designer and creative coder with a great interest in generative visuals and mixed realities. With a background in filmmaking, she's currently developing her practice across digital media and interactive installations. In her work she explores new ways of interconnecting nature and computation. 

Claire Bond is a UK-based composer and songwriter, creating music for education, well-being and simply for the love of music. Claire specialises in writing children’s songs and is the creator of the YouTube channel ‘Singalong School Songs’ which showcases original songs aimed at children between the ages of 5-11 years old.

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Connor Holland &
Bruce Magill

Connor Holland is an independent designer who creates unique products and furniture in his contemporary studio workshop. His futuristic style takes inspiration from the optimistic, space age vision of the 21st century as seen in science fiction, combined with an ambitious creativity unbound by the rules of tradition and convention.

Bruce Magill AKA Low Altitude makes electronic music focused on the irregular and imperfect analogue world. Using hardware synthesizers, tape, field recordings/found sounds to create warm, organic atmospheres. Influences include movie soundtracks, documentaries, minimalism, nature, all kinds of ambiences plus lots of other music/art.

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Cristina Crespo

Cristina is a composer who playfully listens to the silence within, weaving its magic threads into her own musical projects and into the wider context of other tapestries, in support of drama, storytelling, yoga, reiki and meditation.

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David Ian Bickley

Artist, filmmaker and composer
David is currently a film artist in residence at CCI Paris 2022. His work has a marked foundation in landscape, using ideas mined from nature-myth and folklore, and the curation of these, to inform and evolve the texture of lives, and the resurrection, resuscitation of ancient motif.

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Diana Pinhão & Mariana

Mariana Sousa Aguiar is a MA Music Producer and sound designer based in Portugal. Her studies are focused on sound perception and its interaction with other forms of art. Her work is based on a fusion of electronic and classical music, which she releases as Marie.

Diana Pinhao is a Portuguese interdisciplinary artist based in the UK and Portugal. She graduated from the University of Derby with a BA in Fine Art. Her work is primarily video and large-scale installations. Recent video works are focused on the hybridization of the figurative and the abstract. 

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The Distant Symphony

The Distant Symphony is the work of artist, musician, and producer John Orr Franklin. The goal of The Distant Symphony project is to create a starting point for the audience to observe, listen, and be able to leave behind the world of matter, instead entering into a world of divine unity. The Distant Symphony crafts original digital artworks that combine animated visuals with calming, melodic soundtracks. The result is a mesmerising audio-visual journey into glowing visuals, geometries, and refracting patterns that subvert the reality we know and transform it into the sublime and surreal.

John is based in Austin, Texas with his partner Andrea and their cat Grace. 

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DJ Relajado

DJ Relajado is a Multimedia Digital Jockey and “world observer” who has been perfecting the craft of digital art and music for over 3 decades. In the last 4 years DJR has been sharing his living mandalas and geometric
artistic endeavours with the world. Currently DJR is creating in the field of digital animation, static imagery, and music production.

He lives by the motto “Art is never finished only abandoned” ― Leonardo da Vinci

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Elle Bennett & Bitvert

Elle Bennett is a self-taught singer-songwriter, producer and DJ based in Leeds. She makes music in a variety of genres, ranging from Electronica to Lo-Fi House to Alternative Pop and R&B. Elle is passionate about uplifting women and the LGBTQ+ community through music.

Bitvert is a UK based artist whose widescreen approach to art involves projection, audio, moving image and 2D media. He has worked on projects including music production and large-scale image projection. In 2019, Bitvert projected images onto London architecture for the release of Thom Yorke’s album ANIMA in collaboration with Tarik Barri and Creative Giants.

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Forging Mind

Forging Mind is a digital neuroartist creating meditative, mystical and ethereal experiences for the mind and soul.

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Gayatri R. Jagtap & Pedro Carneiro Silva

Gayatri is an architect, artist and photographer. Her artwork revolves around abstraction and new media - a beautiful, balanced amalgamation of abstract art and science fiction that allows the audience to tap into their curiosity and believe in the existence of the imaginary. Close inspection of Gayatri’s works reveals her enthusiasm for utilising lines, forms and geometric drama.

Pedro Carneiro Silva is a pianist and composer from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. His music enraptures listeners with gentle and soothing melodies. Pedro’s creative musical process stands out as an approach that explores the interaction between experiences, feelings, and music 
a talent which has lent itself to collaborations with a number of visual artists over the years. 

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Grace Stubbings & Megan Watson

Grace Stubbings is a UK based visual and musical artist with an AI alter-ego, Moonray Pixie. A cross-disciplinary artist based in the north-east of England, Grace puts on a variety of different workshops and events as well as performing in the alt-rock band Venus Grrrls.

Megan Watson is a visual artist from the UK inspired by queer ecology and cyber culture theories such as posthumanism, cyborg ontology, and glitch feminism. Megan uses sci-fi themes to illustate her perspective as a queer woman which she terms ‘Natural AI’ and which includes the view that humanity is a criticism of anthropocentrism and a celebration of the things that unite us.

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Irem Apak & Paul Alty

Irem is a visual artist based in Istanbul, Turkey. Her work ranges from digital art and sculpture, to art direction and styling. Irem likes to manifest dreamscapes and whimsical daydreams within which viewers can lose and calm themselves.

Paul Alty is a lighting designer and a musician. He has combined his two passions into a new singular multimedia artistic studio which enables him to create venue-filling immersive experiences utilising light, lasers, and audio soundscapes. Paul’s audio and multimedia work focuses on space and the natural world with a good sprinkling of surrealism. 

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Jason &

Jason & Becky are collaborative artists based in South Wales, whose work encompasses a range of approaches including sound, video projection-mapping and live performance. Producing work for galleries and museums as well as socially-engaged community-based projects, they have undertaken residencies and exhibited nationally and internationally, including in Venice, Colorado, China and Japan. Their current fine art practice explores new methods of engagement with art in the public realm, following two practice-based PhDs researching the encounter and wellbeing in relation to participant experience.

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Jefferson Lobo 

Brazilian-born Jeferson Lobo is a musician, composer and producer living in Cardiff. Jeferson's compositions are an invitation to a world of unpredictable sonic possibilities. Hauntingly sweet harmonies combined with soothing and, at times, witty melodies form the basis for his musical cauldron, which includes styles such as jazz, orchestral, Latin, reggae, futuristic, and world music. 

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Jessica Taylor and Patrick Nicholls

This father daughter duo are based in the UK. Jessica Taylor is a textile artist and illustrator who graduated from Winchester School of Art. Her winning ‘London Lives’ Gold Medal piece ‘Calling At…’ is on permanent display in Blackfriars station and other work has been exhibited widely. She particularly enjoys challenges that take her work in new directions.

Patrick Nicholls is a music education specialist and composer. He draws on his classical training and skills as an improviser to create spontaneous work which he later shapes into finished pieces. His compositions draw on decades of experience and include pieces for film, theatre and performances in a variety of music venues. 

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Joanna Gill

Joanna Gill is a Scottish born composer based in London. Joanna has a natural ability to capture a range of emotions and styles in her music: from a cappella choral writing to exhilarating filmic orchestrations. Joanna is at home with choral and symphonic writing and enjoys collaborating with multimedia artists.

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Kira Zhigalina, a.k.a KiRa, is an award-winning multimedia artist based in London. Having initially worked primarily in film and video, she developed an interest in incorporating light and technology to create more interactive experiences. Her artistic intention lies in creating immersive and visually compelling experiences for the audience, encouraging serene contemplation and feelings of connection. KiRa’s past commissions include creating installations and projections for the likes of Secret Cinema, The Leaf Label, London Contemporary Orchestra, London Zoo, Leeds LightNight, Latitude Festival and many others.

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Marie is an MA Music Producer and Sound Designer. Her studies are focused on sound perception and its interaction with other forms of art. Her musical work is based upon a fusion of electronic and classical styles and she releases as ‘Marie’. She is also a remixer and mixing engineer.

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Maroula Blades, George Henry and Samantha E Harvey 

This creative duo are based in Germany, where Maroula is a published poet /writer, musician, singer, and artist George is a multi-instrumentalist, composer and sound engineer. They present their multimedia poetry projects at international festivals in Germany. Since 1999, Maroula and George have worked on several soundscape compositions. Projects include poetry performances, film scores and CDs.  

Samantha E Harvey was born in Bath (UK), currently residing between London and Bath. She attended Kingston University (2010), receiving a BA in Graphic Design and Photography, and MA Contemporary Photography at Central Saint Martins (2016).

She was part of Misk Art Institute Residency programme in Riyadh, Saudi Araba, showcasing her work at Misk Art Week (2021). Samantha has given artist talks at PONToon and Portsmouth University Virtual Symposium (2020) and Central Saint Martins. Physical/online screenings of her works include Spread the Virus Vol.2 with Dateagle Art and Offsite Project (2019) and the Artists Film Biennial Outside at ICA London (2016).

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Parizad D &
Alyx Jones

Parizad D is a photographer, filmmaker and visual artist based in Bombay, India. Her practice is concerned with questions of identity, emotional geography and internal polarities. She often pushes her digital image-making process to include alternative photo-processes, analogue printing, written word and experimental filmmaking. Most recently, she released her first photo-book titled 'Dear Melancholy'.

Alyx Jones is a freelance composer based in England, UK, who mainly works in the video game industry. She likes to write atmospheric, emotive music for leftfield artistic games, which, unlike mainstream games, provide a powerful platform to explore deeper human and existential issues in a creative and meaningful way.

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Peter Simpson is a multimedia artist from Edinburgh, Scotland with a passion for light, colour and movement. His artistic creations span the mediums of static images, performance art, and digital art animations. Peter seeks to energise and enliven viewers with the beautiful colours of the world, often using a mix of vivid colouring and gentle movements to produce entrancing visuals. He also hopes the humour brought forward in the performative elements of his work can help bring a smile to viewer’s faces and gift them something new, exciting, and engaging to enjoy.

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Sean Clarke &
Niko Lindhe

Residing in Manchester for over 12 years, Sean has become a pioneering figure in the city’s' Digital Art & DIY performance community. Known best for founding projects such as Test Card and DRIFT - Event platforms which support the growth of local artists working in the field of technology, art and performance, his skills are split between being a Digital Artist, Production Manager and Curator.

Over the years, Niko has explored a variety of aspects of the music industry and today his main focuses are Pop music and Film-Scoring. Recently Niko completed an internship with Hollywood feature-film composer Alex Lu, and graduated from Musikmakarna.

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Soroush Kamalian

Soroush Kamalian has been studying music therapy and the role of music on the chakras for several years, and this vision is evident in all his works. Souresh says “It appears that many mental problems such as stress, fear and anxiety can be alleviated by listening to music with awareness and through the inclusion of certain frequencies. This project ‘Basic Trust’, brings that theory into the realm of experience.”

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Thanchanog Ho Mai Chin
& Jeztrek 

Originally from Thailand, Thanchanog is a multidisciplinary artist based in Singapore. Her citizenship renunciation and migration history have compelled her to work around the theme of identity using both traditional and new media and involving light as the key material. Thanchanog employs painting, photography, moving images, and graphics to recreate her own space beyond the the physical realm. Directly or indirectly, light is manipulated as the constant among these media to explore the notion of time and consciousness traversing autobiography and memories.

Jeztrek is an ambient, Electronic music Producer/composer based in the UK. Jeztrek has had three tracks featured on BBC Introducing in Essex and been shortlisted for the UK Song Writing Contest. Inspired by artists such as Brian Eno, Jean Michel-Jarre, Alan Walker, The Orb, Underworld, Sigur Ros, and many more. Jezterk creates music from the soul to share with others who share a similar passion for electronic sound, peace and wellbeing.

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Cat Hamilton

VADES is a London based audio artist who desires that her sonic creations transcend states of consciousness when heard. Believing that Voice is our most powerful instrument, VADES features her vocals heavily within her music to help guide listeners on their ascent towards a relaxed and meditative state.

Cat Hamilton is a synesthetic photo artist whose work is grounded in her meditation and spirituality practices. She captures the world the way she sees it, synthesising a visual interpretation of music and people's personalities; and in the blending of senses, creating a new perspective, one in which the world takes on a different quality.

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Vannie Gama & Luca D'Alessando

Vannie Gama is a young Brazilian multimedia interdisciplinary artist and the founder of VYSLab 
a studio for STEAM and social technology for contemporary art in Brazil. Vannie draws upon the diverse fields of audio-visuals, contemporary art philosophies, and scientific communications and translates these concepts into expanded paintings, kinetic artworks, sound-image installations, and textual works.

Luca D'Alessandro first discovered the cello through Projeto Guri, a societal and cultural programme in Brazil. Since then, Luca has participated in both the MOVE project and Ethno Festival. Beyond her own musical work, Luca owns Lissimu Dza Mbira, a Luthiery which aims to spread the use of, and love for, the Mbira. 

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Born in 1992, [with other pseudonyms: Pixel, Royal Cheese, Phantom 84, Vinco Zierowan, Satori ] is a Belgian multidisciplinary artist born in 1992.

Currently living and working in Brussels [Belgium]. His artistic universe mainly spreads throughout multiple disciplines such as cinema, crypto art, hip hop music, magical activism and visual arts.

The three main topics Vinco has been fascinated with since his childhood are the cosmos, the mystery and technology.

His artistic practice is oftentimes about creating portals, gateways to other dimensions including an imaginary future.

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Jack, aka Wilderbeast, is a burgeoning producer from the tropical rainforests of SE London.

He largely, but not exclusively, creates global bass music, inspired by his aggressively varied and expansive listening library.

Wilderbeast is currently sitting on 2 unreleased albums, the first of which will be available later in the year.

You can contact him through Facebook/Instagram to say hi, explore his work and enquire about commissions

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Žužu &
Nati Golan

Martyna Zukaite, a.k.a Žužu, is a young Lithuanian music artist on a path to finding her own voice. She has a fascination with electronic and experimental music, and its link with the concept of Time. Žužu experiments with various sounds and tones to produce reverberating and calming tracks. 

Nati Golan is an Israeli artist who plays with watercolours, scans of objects, and other materials, and uses her photography skills to catch emotions, symbols, and textures. She blends these techniques together to create mixed media digital art, which is characterized by a collage psychedelic style, sometimes dark, sometimes full of fun and humour.

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