Submissions for the 5th Art and Olfaction Awards (2018) are now open
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Submissions for the 5th Art and Olfaction Awards (2018) are now open

The Art and Olfaction Awards are currently accepting submissions from independent and artisan perfumers, and experimental practitioners with scent from all countries. 
For the 5th annual awards, submissions are accepted for perfumes first released to market between January 1 and December 31, 2017 from brands that are independently owned, or owned by a parent company … 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

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

Zurich Scent Roundtable
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Zurich Scent Roundtable

In the run up to Esxcence 2015, the Scent Culture Institute organized on Monday, March 23rd, a roundtable apéro to introduce Saskia Wilson-Brown, founder of the Institute for Art and Olfaction, our partner institute in Los Angeles, to the local scent scene. The attendees included, in addition to Saskia, Andreas Wilhelm (Wilhelm Perfume), Andy Tauer (Tauer … Continue reading