COMMUNICATING SCENT: Exploring Smell Vocabularies and Classification Systems
talks & presentations

COMMUNICATING SCENT: Exploring Smell Vocabularies and Classification Systems

January 19 – 21, 2018 Mediamatic, Amsterdam Produced by Caro Verbeek, Klara Ravat, and Saskia Wilson-Brown Presented by The Institute for Art and Olfaction and Mediamatic How do we describe scent? When we speak about scent, what language do we use? When we classify scents, what structures do we adopt? Can we do better? These … Continue reading

NEZ, The Olfactory Magazine #4 – Art and Perfume
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NEZ, The Olfactory Magazine #4 – Art and Perfume

NEZ, The Olfactory Magazine, continues its olfactory exploration, breaking down yet more confines, conventions and preconceptions around our sense of smell. Its fourth edition, on the theme of Art and Perfume, was launched in November at an event in London which included:  a conversation on “Is perfume an art?” with Lyn Harris (perfumer), Clara Ursitti (artist), Thomas Dunckley (The Candy … Continue reading

DESIGNING WITH SMELL: Practices, Techniques and Challenges
academic publication

DESIGNING WITH SMELL: Practices, Techniques and Challenges

The much-anticipated book from Routledge, DESIGNING WITH SMELL: Practices, Techniques And Challenges, is now available to order from Routledge and Amazon. Designing with Smell aims to inspire readers to actively consider smell in their work through the inclusion of case studies from around the world, highlighting the current use of smell in different cutting-edge design and … Continue reading

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