: A SEXUOEROTIC AROUSAL TRIGGERED BY TEARS OF CRYING
an olfactive stage
a P E R F O R M A N C E
by · · (dots)
a F R A G R A N C E
by Nathalie Benareau (SYMRISE)
Ingredients: Bright Aldehyde, Bitter Orange, Cyclamen Flower, Salty Tiare Blossom, Amberwood, Burnt Vetiver, Olibanum
“The fragrance starts off bright, symbolizing the love and happiness between the two young couple. Then the bitter orange piece implies the turning of the relationship, while the watery saltiness represents the tears that follow and his arousal by sadness.” - Nathalie Benareau
»Ol·fac·to PHILIA« consists of 18 sexual expressions experienced through sound, performance and scent in collaboration with the artists dots (· ·) and symrise. Each fragrance was conceived with the intention of interpreting the personal accounts of 18 different individuals with unusual erotic impulses and recreate the sensory and emotional experience associated with each of these individuals paraphilia. The project aims to expand audiences sensorial appreciation for intimacy and to stimulate an openness towards alternative modes of sensuality.
FOLIE À PLUSIEURS/PERFORMANCE
Folie À Plusieurs/Performance. Time, Space, Body, Audience. A performance series conceived through a series of Olfactive Happenings and collaborative works with a range of international Performance Artists. For each performance an exclusive scent is developed and incorporated live into the the art experience. Some of these fragrances are offered for sale in the form of perfumes or olfactive objects, others only available onsite exclusively for guest that attend each performance.