“So we thought an odor couldn’t hurt” – MARTIN KIPPENBERGER
Art Basel offers a premier platform for renowned artists and galleries. The 49th edition brings together about 290 galleries from 35 countries and opened earlier this week. In fact, “art is now absolutely a consumer product, and that’s the huge difference. It’s a whole different world”, as Paula Cooper recently noted...
The olfactory sense, though often forgotten, is a powerful connector to memory and emotions. Diary of Smells: Shards (Estilhaços) is an on-going multi-sensorial interactive & interdisciplinary project comprised of various stages of smell production, photographs and sound design.
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.