Workshop: Klara Ravat, Mediamatic Foundation

Workshop: Scent Design

Make Your Own Perfume

8 Apr 2018

During this workshop, you will develop your own unique scent together with olfactory artist Klara Ravat. You will explore a variety of different scents and learn various tricks that help you understand why scent compositions smell like they do, and how to play with their properties. At the end of the workshop, you will take home a bottle of your own scent and a very excited nose!

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Making your own perfume during the workshop - Giulia Menicucci


What will you do

During the workshop you will create and develop your unique fragrance. You will be introduced to, and learn to be familiar with 20 different aroma-molecules. You will learn how they smell and to which olfactory family they belong to. Once we are familiar with the molecules, and how to describe them, you will acquire information on the basics of how to design and mix scent. The purpose is to create and develop your unique fragrance, each participant will compose one fragrance inspired by their concept. At the end of the workshop you will take home 15ml bottle of your scent and a very excited nose!


Smelling scents during the workshop Scent Design - Giulia Menicucci

About Klara

Klara Ravat (Berlin, Germany) is an olfactory artist and an experimental filmmaker. After studying qualitative trend research in Barcelona, Klara moved to The Netherlands where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (ArtScience at The Royal Academy of Arts). At the same time she studied Psychology at the Open University of Catalonia. Klara is the co-founder of the Smell Lab, a community project that focuses on the investigation and practice of the art and science of the sense of smell. During 2016-2017 she is an artist in residency at Mediamatic and in 2017 she teamed up with the Institution for Art and Olfaction to co-produce the first Experimental Scent Summit, hosted in Berlin. By opposing the division between the realm of memory and the realm of experience, she absorbs the tradition of remembrance art into daily practice.


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Workshop: Scent Design
Make your Own Perfume with Klara Ravat
Sunday, 8 April, 15:00 - 18:00
Ticket: €60 Regular | €50 Students / Artists
Mediamatic Biotoop, Dijksgracht 6, Amsterdam

*Please bring your student card or proof of artist registration.