Posts Tagged ‘olfactory art’

Audiolfactory Creolization

August 7, 2013

Audiolfactory Creolization Note: the wooden sculpture on a pedestal is not part of this installation. Click on the picture to view a video of the installation “Audiolfactory Creolization” is an interactive installation which combines sounds with smells to reveal the complexity of creolized identities in Chicago. I started this project in 2009 by engaging in […]

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Scent Workshop

March 6, 2013

This workshop is designed for artists wanting to expand outside of the purely visual, and who are interested in generating new material for their practice. Though primarily conceived for performance artists, it is also particularly relevant for artists interested in finding new ways of building narratives or who are looking for sensory triggers to other […]

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The Poetics Of Herbology

June 22, 2012

  The Poetics Of Herbology performance photos courtesy Varis Sants | Raku photo courtesy Kati Hyypä | utensils and foraging table photos courtesy Gwenn-Aël Lynn   The Poetics Of Herbology from Gwenn-Ael LYNN on Vimeo. images: Forrest kvasnikoff | Editing: Gwenn-Aël Lynn In june 2012, I was fortunate to be awarded a residency in Aizpute, […]

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BlackXican Pozole

June 24, 2011

BlackXican Pozole all photos, courtesy Alberto Aguilar Gwenn-Aël LYNN and Hermes Santana (a chef from the neighbourhood of Pilsen in Chicago) teamed up to make and serve a pozole dinner in a performative way, emphasizing its olfactory dimension. Pozole is a traditional Mexican dish. In this case it reflected the hybridity of the chef who […]

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Tea is the Needle

May 5, 2011

Tea is the Needle     This performance took place at the Nida Art Colony, in Lithuania during the T-R-A-C-E-S symposium: reinventing interdisciplinarity. I devised a tea ritual based on five herbs that grow on the Curonian Spit: Thymus serpyllum, Fragaria vesca, Hypericum perforatum, Rosa canina, Achillea millefolia. The goal of this performance was to […]

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Racines… (jardin parlant)

December 22, 2010

Racines… (jardin parlant) roots… [a speaking garden] from Gwenn-Ael LYNN on Vimeo. An interactive sound enhanced winter garden. Foreigners, and nationals with experience abroad, recommended the plants constituting this installation. While in residence, I met with them and conducted interviews discussing the metaphor of roots, as pertaining to one’s origins. During the exhibition, abstracts from […]

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Untitled (2008)

May 15, 2008

Untitled (2008)   For this installation I chose smells about the locality of Chicago based on interviews I conducted with long term Chicago residents. I interfaced the smells with some of these interviews abstract (to give some context to the scents) with an EZIO board. The visitors’ movements were tracked by small c-mos cameras looking […]

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Scensing Histories

May 15, 2008

Scensing Histories Click on image to be redirected to web project Once redirected, click on Scensing Histories button   This online project is an emanation from “Untitled” (2008), an interactive olfactory installation.

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Great Lakes Herbal Tea Project

August 10, 2007

Great Lakes Herbal Tea Project Gallery 2, Chicago, Illinois. Plants, tea kettle, modified tube (for the sound), hot plates, wood shelves, glass cups. An installation/performance. 5 herbs/roots native to the Great Lakes region, each emitting a specific pitch while boiling, were served to visitors. Scents and sounds were matched in terms of “weight”, “pitch”, and […]

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Interactive odour and sound installation

April 27, 2006

Interactive odour and sound installation      More details can be viewed here   Moreover, A copy of the Interactive odour and sound installation eponymous audio CD can be found at the Bibliotheque Kandinsky in the Centre Pompidou in Paris   Interactive odour and sound installation Abbaye de Noirlac iteration (2015)  

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Parcours Olfactifs [Olfactory Path]

February 17, 2002

Parcours Olfactifs photographs: David Plion, copyright 2002

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