ACCESS, POWER, PERFUME
03.11. 18:00 – 19:00
In this talk, Saskia Wilson-Brown will share an overview of her ongoing research into the relationship between perfumery and power. Drawing from her experience running the Institute for Art and Olfaction, from historical perspectives, and from contemporary practices, Saskia Wilson-Brown will discuss issues around access in 20th century perfumery, and how people, technology and cultural shifts are beginning to make a change.
The lecture will take place at the Köşk and is also available online as a Zoom event. The online event can be accessed here.
By | With Saskia Wilson-Brown
In 2012, Saskia Wilson-Brown created The Institute for Art and Olfaction (IAO), a non-profit devoted to access and experimentation in perfumery. In 2013, she launched the Art and Olfaction Awards, an international awards mechanism for independent perfumers, and in 2018 she started Open Sourcing Smell Culture, an initiative devoted to open principles in perfumery. She recently served as a visiting lecturer at the Royal College of Art in London, and current projects include a radio show, and a PhD about perfume, access and power.