Sissel Tolaas – the woman who collects smells
(Cicero, 2016)

Even if she is a scientific researcher, Tolaas mainly also works as a creative and links smell to the creative industry which seems particularly interesting to me.

 

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  • artist, smell scientist and researcher, professor
  • collected almost 8000 odors
  • works on a smell archive since 25 years
  • worked for Louis Vuitton, Cartier, Estee Lauder Sony, etc.
  • worked with IFF on the film “The Perfume”
  • exhibited all around the world
    (Wikipedia, 2016)

 

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References:

Cicero (2016) Die Frau, die Gerüche sammelt. Available at: http://www.cicero.de/stil/sissel-tolaas/die-frau-die-gerüche-sammelt/54288 (Accessed: 19 April 2016).

Wikipedia (2016) Sissel Tolaas. Available at: https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sissel_Tolaas (Accessed: 19 April 2016).

 

Visual References:

Fig. 1: Connectivity Room (n.a.) Smelly Design. Available at: http://connectivityroom.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/sissal-toolas-smell-pic.jpg (Accessed: 19 April 2016).

Fig. 2: Wiesengrun (2014) Sissel Tolaas / on smell.  Available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zpHUc_9pQi4 (Accessed: 19 April 2016).

Fig. 3: Design Indaba (2013) Sissel Tolaas on discovering the world from the perspective of the nose. Available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t2jxk1E_fPE (Accessed: 19 April 2016).

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