EXPERIMENTAL SCENT SUMMIT
 

Friday May 5th, 2017 - 11am – 7pm
Silent Green Kulturquartier, Berlin
Curated by Klara Ravat + Saskia Wilson-Brown

We are thrilled to team up with artist, curator and thinker Klara Ravat to present a full day of informal talks relating to experimental practices with scent. The first summit produced for (and by) creative practitioners working with scent, invited participants will share their work and discuss their issues in an open and unrestrained environment.

The day will be broken down into several sections, covering the following topics. Program is subject to change!

11:00 – INTRODUCTION: Klara Ravat & Saskia Wilson-Brown

11:10 – SCENT EXPERIENCE: Andreas Wilhelm

NEW PROJECTS, NEW IDEAS
+ 11:45
- Ashraf Osman: Presenting scent art.net
+ 12:05 Ramia Puzicha: Presenting Per Se, Berlin
+ 12:25 –  Leanne Wijnsma: Presenting Smell of Data
+ 12:45 –  Daniela Gesundheit: Collaboration with Evaporation (the symbiosis of music and scent)

1:00 – ROUND TABLE: USING SCENT IN CREATIVE PRACTICE
Moderated by Klara Ravat
An open moderated conversation about the issues we face when working with scent in an experimental capacity. How can we redirect the idea of scent? How can we better use scent to tackle social problems/social change?  How can we use scent to tell better stories? How can we better use scent in the context of art, technology?
Participants
+ Eddie Buliqui
+ Andreas Wilhelm
+ Olivia Jezler
+ The group at large

2:00 –  LUNCH BREAK

SEVEN/SEVEN
Moderated by Saskia Wilson-Brown
Three participants have 7 minutes to share a new idea, ask a question or present a project to the group at large, followed by a 7 minute discussion.
+ 2:45 - Sarah Baker: Disrupting high fashion
+ 3:00 - Ben Chase: Imitations of Life - The Knockoff
+ 3:15 - Hortus Apertus: New projects

SCENT + TECHNOLOGY
+ 3:30 –  Frederik Duerinck, Mark Meeuwenoord
+ 3:50 –  TBD
+ 4:10 –  Grace Boyle + Nadjib Achaibou: Scent in the context of VR

4:30 -  BREAK

SCENT + SOCIAL PRACTICE
+ 4:50Cat Jones: Scent and social engagement
+ 5:10 Maki Ueda: Working with scent in the public realm
+ 5:30 Spyros Drosopoulos: Unexpected pairings
+ 5:50Claus Noppeney: Scent in anosmic settings

CLOSING TALK
+ 6:10 –  Wolfgang Georgsdorf: Building for public experience

6:30 – 7:00 - SCENT + MUSIC IMPROVISATIONS
+ Daniela Gesundheit + Spyros Drosopoulos

ATTENDING THE EXPERIMENTAL SCENT SUMMIT

Although the experimental scent summit is open to the public, space is extremely limited. We currently do not have any extra spaces. However, people may cancel! If you would like to attend, please email us at hello@artandolfaction.com, and we will be happy to place you on the standby list.

The Experimental Scent Summit is being produced as an ancillary program to The Art and Olfaction Awards, which take place on May 6, 2017 at Silent Green Kulturquartier in Berlin. More information about the awards can be found here.