Schnupperschau (Olfactory Exhibition) #2 Update
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Schnupperschau (Olfactory Exhibition) #2 Update

We’re happy to bring you some images of the Schnupperschau (Olfactory Exhibition) #2: Unter freiem Himmel (In The Open Air) at Kunstmuseum Thun, Projektraum Enter (14. May – 7. August 2016): ..as well as the exhibition’s text: The exhibition is also featured in the current issue of Surprise magazine; and its co-curator, Ashraf Osman, was featured in … Continue reading

Scents of Exile
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Scents of Exile

Scents of Exile is an olfactory art project curated by Ashraf Osman (Artinect) in partnership with Syndicate and Givaudan. It takes as its point of departure an evocative text about memory, identity and nostalgia associated with scents of cities and places no longer accessible, from In the Presence of Absence by renowned Arab poet Mahmoud Darwish.   Recently, the proposal for Scents … Continue reading

The Scent of Materials
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The Scent of Materials

Which fragrance makes leather seductive? How do silk, latex or rubber smell? Why do amber and musk have no future? And how can the scent of a human being be preserved? The special presentation The Scent of Materials explores the olfactory peculiarities of sensual materials with odoriferous and listening stations. You can sniff wax and resins, understand the cultural preferences … Continue reading

"Ephemeral Materialities" at the ArtContainer, Zürich
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"Ephemeral Materialities" at the ArtContainer, Zürich

In addition to the curatorial exhibition statement presented earlier, below are views of the three positions presented in EPHEMERAL MATERIALITIES: Scent in Swiss Art, as well as further information about the works. The exhibit runs till Nov. 13 (it is ephemeral after all), and is open Wed. – Sat. 2:30 – 6:30 pm (or by appointment). Please join us for the finissage on … Continue reading