The world’s first olfactory alarm clock uses Kickstarter to generate funding for its development and marketing.
An excellent must-read nuanced critical article by Pia Long about the complex web of fragrance regulation, its intricacies and shortcomings. Some of its arguments are debatable not only among natural perfumers:
On February 5, 1916, DADA was born in Zurich. On July 4, 2015, the exhibition Mother DADA’s Flower Rage celebrates DADA’s 99.58 birthday with text, pictures and installations by the artist Gabrielle von Bernstorff at the Charlemagne Cultural Center in Zurich.
A company promises to provide ‘olfactory comfort’ by making a perfume from the distilled scent of our dearly departed. Could it catch on?
The Ensemble for Experimental Music and Art / EMU works at the limits of art and science.
ODOU reached its crowdfunding goal this afternoon on Indiegogo – issue four will be out in September.
In conjunction with the exhibition BILDTAKTIK in Dresden, Germany, a two-day workshop (June 26 – 27 2015) is being offered on “The Vocabulary of Invisibility: Investigation and foray into the volatile world of smells”.
A major new publication in French on contemporary olfactory art is out now from Classiques Garnier. The book gathers the input of experts from different disciplinary fields (philosophers, art historians, neurobiologists, artists, and perfumers) who examine the conditions behind the emergence of olfactory art and explore contemporary artistic practices founded on odor and perfume.
Data scientists at the University of Cambridge explore how urban odors can guide better city design.
Anicka Yi now tackles the matter of forgetting by creating new work that refers to and takes up themes from her past production and incorporates an exhibition-specific smell—the scent of forgetting—which wafts through the galleries.
Pamela Rosenkranz’s Swiss Pavilion in Venice to the Serpentine Gallery’s own perfume, Alice Hattrick investigates the art world’s increasing engagement with scent.
This is the last week-end to experience the group show with: Akiko Hoshina, Atsunobu Kohira, Boris Raux, Maki Ueda.
Today is the last day of Belle Haleine – The scent of art, the groundbreaking exhibition at Museum Tinguely in Basel, Switzerland.
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.
Dessine moi un arc-en-ciel is an olfactory installation by Esmeralda Kosmatopoulos at the Museum Louis Braille in France that explores the concept of color beyond its visual dimension.