Looking For

Isaac Julien


A funeral for a beloved artist. Mysterious and ominous. Notes of mourning, with notes of celebration.

LOOKING FOR LANGSTON fragrance, 2019
FRAGRANCE by Yann Vasnier (Givaudan)
FILM by Isaac Julien
MATERIALS include Transparent Floral, Indolic Floral, Leathery Notes, Musk, Spices.

About Looking For Langston
Looking For Langston is a lyrical exploration and recreation of the private world of poet, novelist, play writer Langston Hughes (1902 - 1967) and his fellow black artists from the Harlem Renaissance. The fragrance serves as an olfactive score to a moment in the film.