These Artists Made Stunning Music Videos Inside the Edison Power Plant. Boston Magazine. September 2018
By Noor Adatia
“We wanted to use the Edison Power Plant as a canvas and a stage to both act as a character and collaborator,” says Sam Okerstrom-Lang, who’s responsible for Masary Studios’ light animations.
Awakening Cities: Transforming the Built Environment with Sound & Light. Design Museum Magazine. September 2018
By Anastasya Partan
There is never a precedent for a MASARY event. “We build every project from the ground up,” says Maria, and MASARY’s fast-growing portfolio of interactive, experiential art, and design works around the city attests to this credo. This means that everything has to be figured out project by project. If the space they are transforming through sight, sound, and physical objects calls for a new creative solution, MASARY invests countless hours in learning the new technology or methods they believe will bring that environment to life and allow audiences to experience its full potential. There are no rules – and few creative constraints.
Harsh is Truth. National Parks Magazine. Summer 2018
By Melanie D.G. Kaplan
The heart of the installation was a 40-minute piece of original music and site-specific animation that supported the pedestrian recordings and the words of Douglass, Jesse Jackson, and poet and musician Gil Scott-Heron, which were simultaneously performed and projected onto the wall. The location was carefully chosen: The meeting house has served as a space to protest and debate since colonists demonstrated against the tea tax and abolitionists debated slave owners.
The Business of Pubic (art)Work. Americans for the arts. April 2018
Submitted by MASARY Studios
As creators, it is important to hold on to our integrity, knowing that the lens through which we approach new projects is looked through as artists first. Our conceptual approach has a lot to do with this role, asking ourselves questions about a site or building like “What if it could speak, what would it say? What if it could move, how would it dance?” Questions like these help us hold onto the notions that our art has meaning and beauty through a means of creating a piece that is aesthetically pleasing and has an intellectual purpose.
Illuminus Will Transform Fenway’s Green Monster into a Percussion Instrument. Boston Magazine. September 2015
By Olga Khvan
Titled “Waking the Monster,” an upcoming art installation will bring together a group of New England-based musicians, composers, and visual artists to transform the Fenway Park wall into a giant percussion instrument. Interspersed throughout three levels of the famed structure, 15 percussionists—some inside, suspended on harnesses—will “play” six original works on the Green Monster with drumsticks and mallets, and each strike will activate sound-reactive lighting and visual projections.