The Zurich based NZZ published an overview on the current landscape of art & olfaction by Claus Noppeney & Nada Endrissat: … NZZ: On the sense of smell in art
20 Minuten (English: 20 Minutes, said Twenty Minutes) is a free daily newspaper in Switzerland. Thanks to the substantial support of the Gebert Rüf Foundation and its initiative for sciencetainment this popular commuter newspaper successfully launched a special science section on a weekly basis. This is the context for this feature:
Thanks a lot to Beat Glogger for his effective communication coaching.
The Museum Bellerive, a department of the Museum of Design in Zurich devoted an entire exhibition to perfumery: “Perfume – Bottling Seduction”. Sebastian Fischenich, a practice partner of the research project Wissensduft, provided scientific advice and conceptual collaboration. In this context, ethnographic research data and first insights of the project were presented to the public. Robert Lzicar was in charge of the design of the exhibit.
Moreover, Sebastian Fischenich and Claus Noppeney contributed to the public education program.
Artistic research is an increasingly popular term to conceptualize research activities in the world of art & design universities. The concept highlights the epistemic aspects of artistic practices. Accordingly, certain artistic practices are driven by questions and aim at generating knowledge. Considering iconic cases from art & design history (e.g. Bauhaus) it might even more the terminology and the explicit framing of artistic practice as a research practice that is a more recent phenomenon. … ODE: Scent inspired stories!