How can a scent be translated? How can a scent enhance creative practices? How can scents inspire creative practices? These questions guided an experimental course on scent/smell at Berlin University of the Arts in Berlin and one of the largest institutions of higher art & design education in Europe. The course offered by Scent Culture Institute was part of the universities liberal arts program in the spring/summer semester 2018. seminar.
The 4th Space, Creativity & Organizing Workshop was devoted to the senses – in particular to the sense of smell.
“Perfume plays a social role in that it effects a unique synthesis of individual egoistical and social purposes in the field of the sense of smell.” – GEORG SIMMEL
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The current exhibition Inhale – Hold – Exhale at the Kunstmuseum Thun is the first institutional show of the Danish artist Jeppe Hein in Switzerland (until 29 July 2018).
The exhibition ‘It smells like… flowers & fragrances’, on view at me Collectors Room in Berlin from 14 April to 1 July 2018, reveals the undiminished potential of the visually rich subject of depictions of flowers and the subversive olfactory power of fragrances in contemporary art. The curator is Dr Heike Fuhlbrügge.
“In social organizations smell is a rich unconscious background to everything else.” – OLIVER SACKS
“As a perfumer I am the car. The FDM is the driver.” – ANDREAS WILHELM
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“In Hades, psyches perceive each other by smell alone.” – HERAKLT
“There are strong perfumes for which all matter is porous. One would say they go through glass…” — CHARLES BAUDELAIRE
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“Smell is in the nose of the smeller, but also in the culture of the smeller.” – ANTONY SYNNOTT
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