Peter de Cupere at Biennial of Havana 2015

The Smell of a Stranger” by Peter de Cupere will be on view at the Biennial of Havana, Cuba, from May 22 to June 22, 2015.

Artist ‘Scent Engineers’ Plants To Smell Like Dead Bodies, Sperm And Air Pollution

“When one bends over to smell a flower, one usually expects to experience a pretty limited variety of odors, ranging from sweet perfumes to the aroma of pine or wood, maybe a loamy or minty bouquet. Then there are the rarer, more foul scents associated with flora – the ones that conjure images of dead animals, inescapable smoke or putrid trash heaps. These are the smells that interest Peter de Cupere…”

Read more at The Huffington Post

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