YOUR BODY, IN RELATIONSHIP TO A PIECE THAT WAS FORMED OVER MILLIONS OF YEARS.
Aritst: Niamh O'Malley
Feelings: A WOODY, MUSKY, FLUID impression:
a COMMAND — FEEL. of nature. intentional, gritty with ephemera, a mist hovering over a body of water. spacious while occupying space. Ice on the tip of a warmed stone — melting. strength, weight and elegance. with history, an otherworldly thing. fingers passed along the surface of a smooth black slab of marble.
Materials: Angelica Seed, Elemi, Bergamot, Iris, Carrot Seed, Ambrette, Black Pepper, Cedar On Iris, Sandalwood, White Musk.
Perfumer: David Chieze
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.