Olfactory Art Exhibition
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Date: Monday, 31 August 2015 10:00

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The exhibition 'The Smell Of War' is divided into two parts. The main part is the exhibition with works by international olfactory artists which use smell as medium of the artwork. A second part consists of the use of gas masks as the subject of the artwork.
  • Smell used as concept of the artwork
  • Smell as context of the artwork
  • Gas masks as subject of the artwork
  • Reflections on the first gas attacks



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In 2014 Peter de Cupere realised 'The Olfactory', a non-profit travelling exhibition concept . With The Olfactory he realized 33 (one-day) exhibitions in 7 weeks in a container to research and promote olfactory art. The Smell of War will be his first bigger exhibition with 'The Olfactory'. Peter de Cupere is an olfactory artist. He is a researcher at the PXL Mad where he does a phd-research about the use of scent as a medium in artworks. In 2012 he was invited by the city of Poperinge to do a proposal for 'Poperinge Terminus'. The starting point of this exhibition is his work 'Heroes also die' (1997 - 2012) which will be part of this exhibition.



All Dates

  • From Friday, 01 May 2015 10:00 to Monday, 31 August 2015 17:00

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