The finissage of the Schnupperschau olfactory exhibition series at Kunstmuseum Thun is on January 22, 2017 at 11:15 to 12:15 with a talk with the artist, Habib Asal, and Katrin Sperry, scientific assistant.
Our chapter, “CULTURALIZING SCENT: Current Steps towards Integrating the Sense of Smell in Art and Design Education”, comes out later this spring in the Routledge book, DESIGNING WITH SMELL: Practices, Techniques And Challenges, which is currently available for pre-order.
My interview with Peter de Cupere is out now in the definitive overview book of his 20 years working with scent, SCENT IN CONTEXT: Olfactory Art: https://scentculture.news/2017/01/10/scent-in-context-olfactory-art-by-peter-de-cupere/
Our project Scents of Exile is featured in the most recent issue of The Outpost magazine:
With contributions by project creators, Raafat Hamzeh (Syndicate) and myself (Artinect), and profiles of project perfumers, Shyamala Suryani Maisondieu and Quentin Bisch (Givaudan).
Schnupperschau (Olfactory Exhibition) #2: “In The Open Air”, the second of the yearlong experimental series I’m co-curating at Kunstmuseum Thun, runs from May 14 – August 7, 2016: http://scentculture.institute/tag/schnupperschau/
If you are in the Zurich area and are interested in exploring the cultural dimensions of scent through real-world activities, join us at the Scent Culture Club!
EPHEMERAL MATERIALITIES: Scent in Swiss Art – 3 Positions, an exhibit of olfactory art I curated at the ArtContainer in Zurich with new works by Anna-Sabina Zürrer, Claudia Vogel, and Habib Asal, runs till Nov. 13; I hope you can make it.