Scent Culture Club: Best Strange Fragrances
Scent Culture Club

Scent Culture Club: Best Strange Fragrances

Dear Scent Culture Enthusiasts, We hope you had a lovely break and are enjoying the summer! We’re happy to resume our meetups with a series exploring the Top Ten lists from Turin & Sanchez’s Perfumes: The Guide. We’ll start with the last of these (since it happens to be my favorite): Best Strange Fragrances. What makes a scent “strange” and … Continue reading

Scent Culture Club 4: "Diary of Smells – Shards" & Samples Exchange
Scent Culture Club

Scent Culture Club 4: "Diary of Smells – Shards" & Samples Exchange

Tuesday, June 28, 2016 @ 6:00 PM Zentrum Karl der Grosse (Kirchgasse 14, Zürich) @ Terrassenzimmer For the last Scent Culture Club meet-up before the summer break, we will explore a work, “Diary of Smells – Shards“, by Brazilian artist, Josely Carvalho. “Diary of Smells [is] an on-going, multi-sensorial project by Josely Carvalho in which she directly uses natural … Continue reading

Launching the Scent Culture Club
Scent Culture Club

Launching the Scent Culture Club

Thursday, March 17, 2016 @ 7:00 PM Zentrum Karl der Grosse (Barockzimmer) Kirchgasse 14, Zürich (map) Dear Scent Culture Enthusiasts, We’re very happy to schedule our first meet-up of the Scent Culture Club (SCC) at the Karl der Grosse Center in the heart of Zurich (right across from Grossmünster)! We’ll start with some introductions, and then break the ice with a friendly game of Family … Continue reading

The Scent of Materials
cultural production

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

Bern Urban Scent Walk and Beyond: Olfactory Spaces
academic presentation

Bern Urban Scent Walk and Beyond: Olfactory Spaces

On the 19th of September, Claus Noppeney and Ashraf Osman of SCI conducted a class for the Signaletik CAS program (context building), part of the Signaletik MAS (Environmental Information Design) at the Bern University of the Arts, under the supervision of Jimmy Schmid. Titled Bern Urban Scent Walk and Beyond: Olfactory Spaces, the class built upon the … Continue reading