MILAN SMELLS by Olivia Alice with Kate Mclean at Designersblock Milano 2013

March 15, 2013

Explore a model city of Milan with your nose. What does Milan smell like to you?

Tweet us #milansmells

Using a handmade glass distillation unit, the scents in and around the city will be distilled live and placed back into a model of the city. A juxtaposition between reality and your memories.

During the show the  audience will be invited to participate in the scented model city by add their own thoughts about the smells encountered in Milan.

Olivia Alice, a designer who explores scent as a design medium and Kate McLean, sensory mapmaker, who is currently investigating how smell moves through urban space, are the perfect collaboration. With their combined skills, this interactive scented model city will be truly worth a visit or should I say, a large sniff!

Distilling Kit Olivia Alice

Distilling Kit Olivia Alice

Sniffing at Sleaford Olivia Alice

Sniffing at Sleaford Olivia Alice

Kensington Palace Workshop Olivia Alice

Kensington Palace Workshop Olivia Alice

Distilling Kit Olivia Alice

Distilling Kit Olivia Alice

Guess That Smell Olivia Alice

Guess That Smell Olivia Alice

Grandmas Jumper Proejct Olivia Alice

Grandmas Jumper Proejct Olivia Alice

New York's Smelliest Blocks by Olivia Alice

New York’s Smelliest Blocks by Olivia Alice

Smell Paris © Kate McLean

Smell Paris © Kate McLean

FIN Smell edi Prints

FIN Smell edi Prints

Be part of the project by tweeting #milansmells What does Milan smell like to you?

Have a look at what Oliva Alice has been up to by clicking Oliva Alice.

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