“It’s in the Air!” Olfactory Art News

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The Geneva newspaper, Le Courrier, has published an article by Samuel Schellenberg on olfactory art, C’est dans l’air!, which features the Scent Culture Institute and our Kunstmuseum Thun series, as well as olfactory artist Peter de Cupere, Mike Bouche’s “The Zurich Load” at Manifesta 11, and Museum Tinguely‘s “Belle Haleine: The Scent of Art“.

 

 

The article comes with a companion piece, «Une odeur distincte, légèrement écœurante», which asks a number of personalities from the world of contemporary art about memorable works of olfactory art, including: Andrea Bellini, Director of the Contemporary Art Center of Geneva; Hans Ulrich Obrist, Co-director of exhibitions at the Serpentine Gallery in London and international Swiss curator; Chantal Prod’Hom, MuDAC director of the Museum of Design and Contemporary Applied Arts in Lausanne; Bernard Fibicher, Director of the Lausanne Cantonal Museum of Fine Arts; Florence Grivel, RTS journalist and art critic; Lionel Bovier, Director of Mamco; and artist Gianni Motti.