Masha Era– Non-existence is an electronic musical performance produced with the collaboration of acclaimed Russian electronic musician Ilia Shapovalov. Progressive house, techno and electro rhythms come along with cabaret visual acts.
Masha ERA is a lyrical artist who creates and performs tragic, grotesque and comic songs.
Over the past five years, Masha has transversed the cutting-edge of visual art and non-traditional theatre.
Her show is close to theatre performance, making use of the latest interactive methods and technologies in visual art.
Non-existence is a video installation where a white girl appears and sings a fairy lullaby in a black room-cube. Any person entering this cube feels himself out of time and space and his own introspection.
Les fleurs mortes is a nostalgic video take of etalons and images from the beginning of the last century. Though now dead, the models retain an immense beauty.
Having visited a number of contemporary theatre festivals in France, Masha has been inspired and worked with illustrious famed theatrical reformers and cult figures, including director of le Citron Jeaun art-lab Bruno Schnebelin, founder of fairy Snow show Slava Polunin, AKHE Russian engineering theatre.
Masha ERA – Non-existence is an electronic musical performance produced with the collaboration of acclaimed Russian electronic musician Ilia Shapovalov. Shapovalov is considered to be one of Russia’s most inventive contemporary musicians with a trademark style that incorporates progressive house, techno and electro rhythms. His music draws from material the world over and is presented together with original video art screen installations.
Music and video:
Masha Era in MySpace
Masha Era's LastFM page