Different types of books contribute to the field of scent culture: coffee table books, scholarly books, perfume guides and many more. This book is different. It is original in its approach, writing and design: Nose Dive by Catherine Haley Epstein.
“You smell that? What is that?…” – “Your cologne?”- “No” – “Opportunity” – “No. Money”
«Amuse-bouche. The Taste of Art» is the third art experiment at Museum Tinguely in Basel, 19 February – 17 May 2020, entering the world of the human senses.
“The scent of empires: Chanel Nº 5 and Red Moscow” is the title of a new book by the noted German historian of Eastern Europe Karl Schlögel.
The sense of smell can be an instrument of political protest as this current example shows. An investor wants to re-use a former site of terror in Moscow for a perfume store.
“Durch Glas”, a project on the perception of scent by the Swiss-Canadian artist Christelle Boulé wins the Prix […]
HEADWIND brings a breath of fresh air into the world of work. This reviving ambient scent was developed at the Bern University of Applied Sciences Business School in the summer of 2019 in a student project.
“Making Sense(s): Die Medialität der Nahsinne” is the title of the upcoming workshop the Center for Digital Cultures at Leuphana hosts on the mediality of the lower senses. The event brings together an indisciplinary and international group of scholars working on the sense of smell, touch and taste. The workshop is scheduled for 12 June – 13 June 2019 is organized by the media scholars Sebastian Vehlken, Daniela Wentz and Andreas Bernard.
Michel Serres, the French philosopher, died yesterday.
The history of the emergent field of scent culture has not been written yet. We are still in […]
“The Perfumative. Perfume in Art and Design” was the title of an international conference at Zurich University of the Arts (8-10 November 2018). The conference seeked to open up a dialogue between perfumers, researchers, designers, and artists.
The current exhibition “The fragrance of images” at Opelvillen in Rüsselsheim presents a selection of works from the Barcelona based collection olorVISUAL.
ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst has taken over the role of International Space Station commander from NASA astronaut Drew Feustel earlier today. This is a perfect opportunity to highlight his recent interview with Jan Böhmermann on how outer space smells.
This post takes a look at artisan perfumers. It discusses the autobiographical record by Sven Pritzkoleit published in 2016.