“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...
“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 next scent apéro with Bib Bigler is devoted to Artemisisia, Absinth and the green fairy.
Upcoming Fragranze offers a full view of the world of scents: the most exclusive essences with their finest artisan quality, the latest in beauty and wellness products, as well as cosmetics and sophisticated accessories made by more than 270 of the world’s best names in the industry.
The upcoming exhibition at Kunstverein Wolfsburg explores the links between body & smell: Sex smells! Recent works by Julia Barbee, Peter de Cupere, Sarah Schoenfeld and Clara Ursitti are presented.
What do researches, thoughts, and reflections smell like? This is the question Maeva Rosset and Giovanni Sammarco explored.
An interesting lecture series on the smell of architecture is scheduled for Basel including a contribution by Andreas Wilhelm.
Osmodrama is the art of timebased composing and storytelling with scents via Smeller 2.0. — Smeller 2.0 is a functional artwork and electronic medium for the creation, recording and projection of distinct scent-sequences in collective experience. This opens up a new practice of olfactory art: Osmodrama. The first festival of its...
Elodie Pong, video and installation artist from Zurich, investigates the invisible olfactory architecture that surrounds us as the point of departure for her solo exhibition at Helmhaus Zürich.
Carlos Ramírez-Pantanella is a Spanish architect and artist who has recently produced Madrid MDCXXXV (1635), an olfactory installation at Lope de Vega’s Home-Museum in Madrid. The installation attempts to reconstruct the olfactory atmosphere of Spanish Golden Century.
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.
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 Institute for Art and Olfaction (IAO) is pleased to present The Masticator – an on-site installation by artist Eric Vrymoed.
FRAGments is a curated perfume-as-art celebration at of all things olfactory at Los Angeles. The West Coast is becoming a creative hotbed for artisan and indie perfumers.
An upcoming exhibit at Tate Britain experiments with sensory experiences to deepen the way visitors perceive different works.