SCENT SPACE: SMOKE ROOM

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OLFACTORY INSTALLATION: SCENTEDO2

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Fri, Mar 24, 2017

OLFACTORY SCULPTURE: MADONNA

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Olfactory dance: SWEAT

Perfumance: SMELL MY COLOUR

Olfactory video: DRUNKEN

INVISIBLE SCENT PAINTINGS

Book

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Overview book: 20 years working with scents

Olfactory Art, Scent in Context

472 pages, 3KG, + 1500 Photos, 22 Scratch & Sniff images, 5 cm thick

Published by Stockmans Publishers

INTERACTIVE Olfactory Installation

CULTURAL ODOR GENERATOR

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SCRATCH & SNIFF SCULPTURE

FRAGUM CARDAMOMI

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OLFACTORY DEVICE

BLIND SMELL STICK


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PERFUME & PERFUMANCE

BLACK BEAUTY PERFUME


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EXPERIMENTAL PERFUMANCE

NANOLOVE

 

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EXHIBITIONS / NEWS

 

Smoke-Cloud-72

Museu de Arte Moderna Rio de Janeiro

16.12.2015 - 14.02.2016

Smoke Cloud in the exhibition The Importance of Being.

Inside the cloud there's the smell of air pollution.

   

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Exhibition News

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Mondriaanhuis

30.05.2015 - 18.10.2015

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Exhibition News

mail-the-smell-o-war-800x1000An exhibition to remember 100 years first gas attacks World War 1

 
Curated by Peter de Cupere

01.05.2015 - 30.08.2015

Castle De Lovie, Poperinge

The Smell of War will shed light on the first gas attacks in World War 1 and deals with the fascinating phenomenon of odour and thereby goes beyond the usual museum based form of experiencing art.

International artists from the present day demonstrate that scent can really be context and /or concept of the work. Scents evoke memories and so also emotions and associations, but let the beholder also re-think and reflect about the context of the work.

The main focus of the exhibition lies on the olfactory artworks about gas attacks and chemical wars, as well as on the not-smelling aspect by protection of gas masks. So we also show works that smell of nothing at all and in which the odour is only conjured up by the visitor’s imagination, or translated as an odour through the image.

The exhibition will be supplemented by a publication.

CONTEXT

The context of the exhibition are the first gas attacks in 1915. The aim is to allow the viewer to stand still and reflect on the use of chemical warfare and more specific including gas attacks.

CONCEPT

The exhibition has two parts:

- THE SMELL OF WAR: Smell as medium of the work
- THE MASK OF WAR: (Gas)Masks as medium of the work – cfr. (non)-smelling

The choice of this division - that sometimes partially overflows into each other - was made to avoid that an exhibition in which only smell was working as a concept of the exhibition would quickly turn of the idea of protection against gas attacks.

Protection devices protect you from the gas and the smell. You are shielding the nose from the fragrance, the gas. The use of a respirator is also one of the first things we think of when we think iconographic about gas.

The Artists

- Alex Schweder (US)
- Caflo Yrot (UA)
- Camilla Maurer (DE)
- Christophe Laudamiel (FR)
- Clara Ursitti (UK)
- Dr. Elena Bodnar (UA)
- Gayil Nalls (US)
- John Bijnens (BE)
- Lisa Kirk (US)
- Maki Ueda (JP)
- Mattia Casalegno (IT)
- Nancy Slangen (BE)
- Nathan Vincent (US)
- Oswaldo Maciá (CO)
- Peter De Cupere (BE)
- Philippe Vandenberg (BE)
- Priyanka Choudhary ( IN)
- Sue Corke (UK) & Hagen Betzwieser (DE)
- George Grosz (DE)
- Otto Dix (DE)

Exhibition Address

Krombeekseweg 82 8970 Popering

More info: www.thesmellofwar.be

Exhibition News

smell-of-a-strangerBiennial of Havana, 2015

Art director and main curator:
JORGE FERNÁNDEZ

Curator : SARA ALONZO GOMEZ

Project by Peter de Cupere: THE SMELL OF A STRANGER

22.05.2015 - 22.06.2015

More info soon!

Upcoming Exhibitions

Cold-Sweat-1

An artistic and playful response to a verdict.

21.02.2014 - 21.03.2014

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smoke-room1-72'There's something in the air'

Curated by Caro Verbeek

Museum Villa Rot, DE

22.03.2015 - 02.08.2015

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Exhibition News

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Olfactory Tree in the exhibition

AANDACHT ! AANDACHT! (ATTENTION ! ATTENTION !) in the 'Warande', Turnhout, BE

25.03.2015 - 24.05.2015

 


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olfactory-treeOlfactory Tree in the exhibition

AANDACHT ! AANDACHT! (ATTENTION ! ATTENTION !) in C-MINE, GENK, BE

15.09.2015 - 15.11.2015

 


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olfactory-art-manifest-in-cadre-detail1Olfactory Art Manifest and the private collection of Peter de Cupere in the exhibition 'Belle Haleine - Der Duft der Kunst' curated by Annja Müller-Alsbach

Museum Tinguely, Basel, CH

11.02.2015 - 17.05.2015 

 

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Smoke-Cloud-72Smoke Cloud in the exhibition

'The Importance of Being' curated by Sara Alonzo Gomez

13.02.2015 - 26.04.2015

 

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Exhibition News

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Factory Tree in the exhibition

Art Eco, curated by Luk Lambrecht

09.01.2015 - 12.02.2015

 

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Exhibition News

sense-of-smell-poster

02.12.2014

MOTI Museum Breda, The Netherlands

Dinsdag 2 december 2014 organiseert Sense of Smell een congres over de communicatieve mogelijkheden van geur.


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News

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‘The Paintbrush of Gustave Courbet’ is a paintbrush made of pubic hair and as paint the scent of vagina. It's a reference to L'Origine du Monde by Gustave Courbet

The work will be on view Tuesday 2 December in the exhibition of the conference 'Sense of Smell' in the MOTI Museum, Breda, The Netherlands

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Exhibition News

2-Bee-Mask-sculpture-3-web'Cultural Odor Generator' and 'The Pollinators' in the exhibition 'Green Light District', curated by Christophe De Jaeger

08.11.2014 - 08.02.2015

 

 

 

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smelling-deflowering23.10.2014 from 17:00h - 18:30h

During one hour a statue made of frozen holy water melts. In the statue is a spot with real vaginal scent! When the Madonna melts the vaginal scent starts to mix with the holy water. In the room you start smelling the beauty of woman. When touching the melted liquid, the original vaginal scent stays on your finger for a long time.

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Deflowering-madonna2Deflowering of madonna in the BAD MOØN festival Antwerp

Music, art, chaos & doom curated by Jan Van Woensel

Location: Church Kievitsnest, Antwerpen

30.11.2014 ·· 18:00h

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nose-in-nose-hole-by-peter-de-cupereAntwerpse avant-garde ten Noorden van het Zuid

za 25 -  zo 26 okt. 2014

10 Nose Houses by Peter de Cupere

Peter de Cupere toont 10 vogelkastjes waar de bezoeker letterlijk zijn/haar neus mag insteken. Ervaar intens de geuren van de natuur, maar ook andere geuren die je doen nadenken over de relatie maatschappij / natuur. Na de tentoonstelling worden de vogelkastjes hoger in de bomen gehangen waar ze dienst doen als woonst voor de vogels die overwinteren in het Ekerse park.

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Exhibition News

The-Olfactory-PXL-Mad-Faculty-7-web

15.09.2014 until...

The Olfactory' aims to exhibit a widest possible range of Olfactory Art.

'The Olfactory', a travelling scent exhibition concept in a movable container.

33 exhibitions spread over 6 weeks. Free entrance!

Each exhibition = only 1 or 2 days! Subscribe the website http://www.theolfactory.org to stay tuned!!!

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blind-smell-touch1
An exhibition with work by artists who research sensory perception and its possible added value.

01.08.2014 - 27.09.2014

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bloed4 July 2014 - 31 August 2014

For the expo ‘Bloed’ (BLOOD); artists from ARTISIT are teamed up with Belgian artists and invited to engage in dialogue about the central theme. The resulting installations are presented within the walls of the landcommandery of Alden-Biesen.

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Article in Chinese magazine Public Art & Ecology

Article in Chinese magazine Public Art & Ecology

The process of repurposing materials has immeasurable benefits. There are instinctive, economic, esthetic, philosophical, and even political reasons to recycle, and visual artists are a very big part of this process. In an attempt to bring together compelling examples of this trend, D. Dominick Lombardi asked a number of artists from various parts of the world to answer four questions with the hopes of clarifying this ever-increasing phenomenon of repurposing with a purpose.

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Alleen ‘muf’ is niet genoeg
Praten over geurkunst

(Recensie/Marjolein van Trigt/15.09.2010)

Geurkunst is hot. Het MoMa in New York wijdde er eerder dit jaar een symposium aan. Komende 23 september staat er een avond in het Temporary Stedelijk in het teken van geur. Ook Arminius in Rotterdam organiseerde een boeiend debat over het onderwerp.

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