Smell can empower vision and sound or convey meaning on its own. Sissel Tolaas’ work is all about making systems of scents as the basis for communication. These systems can be used for navigation, education, design, architecture, health care, and the environment. She has an archive of 6730 smells from reality, plus a professional lab archive of 2500 molecules. Tolaas’ smell walks and projects help people reach a new understanding of their environments.
In conversation with Marylene Delbourg-Delphis, writer, philosopher, serial entrepreneur and CEO.
With support from the Chelsea River Gallery and the University Musical Society (UMS).
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