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

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