A FUNERAL FOR A BELOVED ARTIST. NOTES OF MOURNING, WITH NOTES OF CELEBRATION.
An olfactive response to the film Looking For Langston, a lyrical exploration - and recreation - of the private world of poet, novelist and playwright Langston Hughes (1902 - 1967) and his fellow black artists from the Harlem Renaissance, exploring themes of race, class, black sexuality and a discourse on interracial desire.
Feeling: THE HARLEM RENAISSANCE, A BAROQUE PAINTING IN A MODERN MUSEUM, CEREMONIOUS, DEEP, DARK, LIGHT, MYSTERIOUS, ANIMAL, ECLECTIC.
Materials: TRANSPARENT FLORAL, INDOLIC FLORAL, LEATHERY NOTES, MUSK, SPICES.
Perfumer: YANN VASNIER