A SENSE OF FAMILIARITY. BUT ALSO ENOUGH STRANGENESS TO PRODUCE A MOMENT OF ATTENTION.
Aritst: Niamh O'Malley
Feelings: A MUSKY, DRY WOOD impression:
an INVITATION — TOUCH. of sculpture, the things of craftmanship, thoughtful, precise, warm, expansive, familiar. perhaps your childhood memory of hugging a tree or your adulthood of peeling away the bark to make something, a reminder of how things are made, the importance of touch, and our response to physical things.
Materials: Angelica Seed, Elemi, Bergamot, Iris, Carrot Seed, Ambrette, Black Pepper, Cedar On Iris, Sandalwood, White Musk.
Perfumer: Géraldine Ignesta
Year: May, 2022
This fragrance is an olfactive review and interview with the artist NIAMH O'MALLEY for FOLIE À PLUSIEURS — SILHOUETTES for her presentation at the 59th International Venice Biennale representing Ireland.
From the lens of a perfumer, Silhouettes explores the olfactive nature of an artist’s work—whether painting, sculpture, photo, film, music, or performance. In a series of interviews, essays, art reviews, and artist profiles, here perfumers translate the world of art into scent.