IT SMELLS LIKE

 

Sebastian Henkel

SCENT VISUALIZATION

 

if your scent were a place where would it be?  

SH: SMOKY POOL PARLOR ON AN OUTER SPACE MINING COLONY

 

what would people be doing in this place? 

— SH: OUTMANEUVER AND PREY ON EACH OTHER

 

If your scent had a purpose what would it be?  

— SH: TO MASQUERADE AND MISSLEAD

 

If it were a canvas what would be painted on it?

— SH: ADVERTISEMENT FOR CYBORG GEISHAS

 

If it were a film, what genre would it be?

— SH: A HARDBOILED SCIENCE FICTION NEO-NOIRE THAT HALF WAY THROUGH UNEXPECTEDLY CLIMAXES WITH THE RAPE OF ITS PROTAGONIST BY THE HOMME FATALE. LOOK AND COMPOSITION SOMEWHERE BETWEEN SCOTT’S BLADE RUNNER AND MIIKE’S AUDITION

 

If your scent were a person what would be his / her appearance? 

— SH: A WELL DRESSED TRICKSTER. A SLEEK PROFESSIONAL WITH SLIGHT COMPULSIVE TENDENCIES

 

If it were a textile how would it look? 

— SH: SYNTHETIC LEATHER OR RUBBER

 

Who would be wearing it or what would it be used to cover?  

— SH: IT WOULD BE USED IN A FETISH CONTEXT. BUT NOT NECESSARILY IN PRIVATE. RATHER IN THE PUBLIC DOMAIN

 

If it had a sexual fetish what would it be? 

— SH: IT’S A CONTROL FREAK. DOMINANT BUT NOT IN A PHYSICAL WAY. IT RECEIVES PLEASURE FROM MAKING THEM JUMP

 

If your scent could steal something, what would it steal? 

— SH: EVERYTHING

 

If it were tactile how would it feel? 

— SH: VERY SMOOTH AND SURPRISINGLY WARM. SOMEWHERE BETWEEN POLISHED LEATHER AND BREATHING SKIN

 

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Gavin Sorhaindo