The multi-sense-installation “Identity Analysis” by German artist Helga Griffiths will be on view from October 3rd till December 6th at Oscar Niemeyer Museum as part of Curitiba Biennial 2015 with the theme “Luz Do Mundo” (World Light) curated by Teixeira Coelho.
Tate Britain’s sensorium is widely covered by the media. What does a perfume person (i.e. someone who is versed in discussing scents) think about it? It is this perspective that makes this review by Eddie Bulliqui special:
Not only physical boundaries still set apart Hong Kong and China even after the reunification, but there are also invisible segregation like scent between the two places. This art project by Morgan Wong works with this situation.
MuDAC in Lausanne currently has an exhibition on Telling Time. It features a work by Catalan designer Martí Guixé called “Time to Eat”, which is a wall clock that tells time by emitting the smell of cooking: 9am breakfast, 1pm cooking vegetable, 10pm preparing tomato sauce, etc.
The multi-sensory, rainbow-infused exhibit at Heller Gallery is Katharine Gray’s first solo show in the Chelsea space. Opus Oils perfumer Kedra Hart created four scents that capture the fragrances wafting about a glass studio.
The Ensemble for Experimental Music and Art / EMU works at the limits of art and science.
Anicka Yi now tackles the matter of forgetting by creating new work that refers to and takes up themes from her past production and incorporates an exhibition-specific smell—the scent of forgetting—which wafts through the galleries.
This is the last week-end to experience the group show with: Akiko Hoshina, Atsunobu Kohira, Boris Raux, Maki Ueda.
An upcoming exhibit at Tate Britain experiments with sensory experiences to deepen the way visitors perceive different works.
In the context of upcoming research on the sense of smell in contemporary art practice, Ashraf Osman recently conducted interviews with two key players in the realm: Brian Goeltzenleuchter, an artist based in San Diego, CA, and Robert Blackson, a curator based in Philadelphia, PA. The interviews focused on the norms, processes, and institutions that promote or hinder the use of the sense of smell in art.
The Museum Bellerive, a department of the Museum of Design in Zurich devoted an entire exhibition to perfumery: “Perfume – Bottling Seduction”.