Home fragrance is a booming field in scentculture that provides new design challenges.
Young London designer Hee Park manipulates space using smell, sound, and touch.
Iconic fashion photographer Nick Knight has created a conceptual film for the Comme des Garçons’ 2015 fragrance Floriental, released to SHOWstudio, his video website, this week.
Whether derived from nature, or chemically constructed, odourant molecules have the ability to profoundly effect our behaviour, emotions and associations. Tonight we will explore the wondrous world of synesthesia.
A new form of celebrity fragrances is emerging!
The Smell Lab is a monthly meeting space open for everybody who is interested in experimenting around the sense of smell. This night will showcase the work that has been going on in the lab so far:
What if every poem had its own fragrance, beyond the literal smell of the materiality of the page? What if one could smell a poet’s imaginative, conceptual, intellectual world, the text unfurling into an aroma? In Volatile!, curator and design historian Debra Riley Parr presents a number of objects and...
The current refugee crisis is the context for Peter de Cupere’s new project: One drop of freedom.
The Institute for Art and Olfaction (IAO) is pleased to present The Masticator – an on-site installation by artist Eric Vrymoed.
Imagem & Olfacção is the title of this project at Porto.
So, are you making a list and checking it twice? ‘This is the season of lists, after all: wish lists, end-of-year/best-of lists, etc. Perfumes lists are aplenty this time of year (nearly as common as perfume ads) but here at SCI we’re especially fond of perfume books.
Future Anterior is a peer-reviewed journal that approaches the field of historic preservation from a position of critical inquiry. For the upcoming special issue co-edited by Joerge Otero-Pailos & Adam Jasper, the journal seeks papers on architecture, atmosphere, preservation and the sense of smell.
Established in 1984 to foster creativity and experimentation, Next Wave is the most comprehensive platform in Australia for a new generation of artists taking creative risks. With Next Wave celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2014, curator Katie Lenanton decided upon the idea of “celebration” as the “scent narrative” underpinning the project:
The sense of smell is often an issue in public discourse. Current odorizing and scent marketing practices are under critical scrutiny. The current documentary Stink! appears as a challenge to the industry.