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Interview with Ashraf Osman, founder of Scent Art Net, at Nez
media coverage / profile

Interview with Ashraf Osman, founder of Scent Art Net, at Nez

This profile was originally made for Nez, la revue olfactive (the Olfactory Magazine) where it was first published in French at: http://www.nez-larevue.fr/notre-actu/ashraf-osman/ Some time ago, we had sent questions to Ashraf Osman, a trained architect and an expert in olfactory art. Founder of the Scent Art Net (formerly Scent Culture Institute), a member of the Art and … Continue reading

Peter de Cupere’s “Smoke Flowers” in Venice
cultural production

Peter de Cupere’s “Smoke Flowers” in Venice

A site-specific scent-installation presented at Command Alternative Escape in Venice, Italy from May 6 – 13, 2017 (curated by Natasha Pradhan):   “Peter de Cupere is arguably the most innovative olfactory artist of our time. His previous works have inspired refugees to confront and heal seated traumas; provoked estranged intimacies by inviting the public to enter into … Continue reading

#COLLABORATION
announcement

#COLLABORATION

As mentioned in our previous post, Scent Art Net will be presented at the Experimental Scent Summit in Berlin on May 5, as part of New Projects, New Ideas. As implied by the last part of the name, Scent Art Net is first and foremost a network. And the cornerstone of any network is that most ground-breaking concept: #collaboration. As … Continue reading

EXPERIMENTAL SCENT SUMMIT
cultural production / roundtable / talks & presentations

EXPERIMENTAL SCENT SUMMIT

Friday May 5th, 2017 @ 11am – 7pm Silent Green Kulturquartier, Berlin Curated by Klara Ravat + Saskia Wilson-Brown Scent Art Net advisors/associates Klara Ravat & Saskia Wilson-Brown (The Institute for Art and Olfaction) are teaming up to present a full day of informal talks, round tables and workshops relating to experimental practices with scent. The first … Continue reading

Animalic Roots
cultural production

Animalic Roots

We’ve all lost touch with our humanity; or so goes the post-truth pre-Trump ‘Instabook’ millennial thesis. This proposition has even been extended to perfumery, its primal communication finding affinity for some with the notion of the ‘noble savage’. The idea that a revival in animalics is caused by the attempted rejuvenation of feeling human in a digital age is very compelling but I do not believe it to be the stimulus of animalic themes in fragrance. Continue reading