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Scratch-and-sniff stickers became popular in the late 1970s. Since then they have been used in different contexts. In these days, the British city York uses microencapsulated city smelly to promote the city as a tourist destination.
The NZZ (Neue Zürcher Zeitung), the Swiss newspaper of record, published a review of the Belle Haleine: The Scent of Art exhibition at Museum Tinguely in Basel penned by SCI’s Claus Noppeney. The review, titled “Mehr als schöner Atem” (More than beautiful breath) explores different artistic strategies employed at the...
Last Friday, at the second annual Art and Olfaction Awards, in Los Angeles, four of the evening’s five Golden Pears went to traditional fragrances… The real excitement, however, lay in the Sadakichi Award for Experimental Use of Scent, which was new to the event this year.
The newest (April) issue of the main Swiss art monthly publication, Kunstbulletin, features an article on Swiss artist, Anna-Sabina Zürrer, titled “Die Suche nach der Essenz” (The Search for the Essence) written by SCI’s Claus Noppeney and Ashraf Osman.
Discussing the work of Peter de Cupere the New York Times notes “the strange power of olfactory art”.
Last summer, we made a connection between Exsence, the annual meeting of the independent perfume business in Milano, and the emerging Art and Olfaction Awards at Los Angeles resulting in a wonderful partnership and a great session at Exsence 2016.
An upcoming exhibit at Tate Britain experiments with sensory experiences to deepen the way visitors perceive different works.
A second look inside–and a different take on–a couple of art exhibits examining scent, by Ashraf Osman and Claus Noppeney:
Once in a while the glamorous world of bespoke perfumes gets featured in the important papers.
Anicka Yi is known for her interest in feminism, body politics, and sensory experience and thus a point of reference for reflecting on the sense of smell in art.
Uncovering the smell of the past Révélateur uncovers the smell of the past and adds a contextual layer of information.
“Smelling good is a sign of being good. It is said that ‘we are what we eat’—but it is also true that we are what we smell like: fragrant or foul, good or bad. ” – Antony Synnott
Since ancient times there has been the common belief that the experience of a smell is impossible to put into words. The New Yorker presents an overview of more recent cross-cultural research challenging this belief: Culture, not biology, rules the relation between smell and language