On 19th – 21st of Jan, the Institute for Art and Olfaction teamed up with Klara Ravat (Berlin’s Smell Lab) and Caro Verbeek (Amsterdam’s Odorama) to produce a weekend devoted to exploring and re-envisioning how we communicate about scent.
Researching Tapputi, we got lost in an ancient language internet wormhole. Somewhere between ooh-ing at the cuneiform wedges of Babylonian tablets, and aah-ing at the astoundingly alien sound of Ancient Greek, we found these radio announcer tests.
The First Perfume Factory on Record.
George has a friend in St. Petersburg, but his dad *really* doesn’t believe him.
It’s October, and we’re seeing gold: Art and Olfaction Awards are open for submission!
Ever watched Grease? We always identified with Rizzo, the misunderstood bad girl.
Esteemed colleagues and friends… A brief note about how to communicate with Americans.
Google me this: Past and future search histories converge in August, at the IAO.
Maybe we’re having an off-week, but we literally cannot think of anything more weird and fascinating than this article by Nicola Twilley. An excerpt, below.