Workshop:

T - Composing Fragrance

with Frank Bloem

1 Jan 4300

In this workshop, artist, and perfumer Frank Bloem will introduce you to the world of perfume making. You will learn the basics of scent composing and at the end of the workshop, you will have theoretical knowledge on the principles of perfuming, on how to mix fragrant notes and on the difference between natural and synthetic smells. You will go home with a 10 ml bottle of your signature fragrance.

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Experimental Perfumery - Lab Tools Chiara Antoniacomi

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What you will do

You will learn about the history of perfume, fragrance extraction, and the future of smells. Step by step, this workshop covers information on raw materials, molecules, dilutions, and altogether covers the basic strategies for perfume blending. By mixing top, middle and base notes, you will compose your own 10 ml perfume with the help of a scent library.

Note: We also offer other workshops on smell. If you would like to learn more about fragrance extraction, check out our Distilling a Scent Bouquet [INSERT HYPERLINK] workshop on the same day.

Frank Bloem

Frank Bloem is an artist who uses scent as his primary medium. He studied Fine Arts at the Rietveld Academy. In the summer of 2016, Frank changed his focus from visual art to olfactory-based works and started The Snifferoo. This perfume laboratory is a place for education and experiments around scent. He made several personalized perfumes, hosts regular workshops, and has recreated the elephant smell of Artis, the Amsterdam Zoo.

Information

Workshop: Composing Fragrance
Day, Date(th) of Month, 15:00 - 18:00
Mediamatic Biotoop, Dijksgracht 6, Amsterdam
Tickets: Full price €85,- | Students / Artists / Stadspas: €65,-* (including €1 administration costs)

*We give a discount to students and artists. If this applies to you we will ask to see your kvk nr/portfolio or student card for this option. For questions, please send an email to workshop@mediamatic.nl.

Attendance limited to 12 people. We maintain a minimum of 6 participants.

Please note that (unless everyone speaks Dutch) this workshop will be in English.

 

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Perfumery explanation blackboard -

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Experimental Perfumery - Chiara Antoniacomi

With: Jiwei Zhou
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Make your own Perfume -

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Experimental Perfumery - Maxim Damper

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Workshop: Experimental Perfumery - Chiara Antoniacomi

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Workshop: Experimental Perfumery - Blackboard Saskia Wilson-Brown

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Materials for making perfume -

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Making your own perfume - Giulia Menicucci

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One of the participants perfume mixture in process - Tia Török

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Materiaal opstelling tijdens Experimentele Parfumerie Workshop - Anisa Xhomaqi

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Labeling the smells - Tia Török

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- Getting to know the smell around the Biotoop Over the course of 6 hours we collectively explored the neighbourhood of Mediamatic Biotoop, visited aromatic urban spaces and learned how to distill a scented memory of Amsterdam. Anisa Xhomaqi

With: Klara Ravat
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Different scents to be used in perfume during workshop Orion College -

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Smelling during open sessions - Saskia Wilson-Brown

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Vials of essential oil in aroma lab -

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Deelnemers selecteren materialen uit het geur-orgel - De workshops tijdens Art Olfaction Amsterdam werden gehouden in ons hernieuwde Aroma Lab met het meest uitgebreide geur-orgel van Nederland. Een geur orgel is een geordende verzameling aromatische materialen die een parfumeur gebruikt bij het maken van een parfum.  Anisa Xhomaqi

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Three workshop participants smelling a variety of scents -

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Picking a smell in AOA's scent collection -

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Open Aroma Lab participant trying out different blends to reach her desired scent - Filippo Iannone

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Smelling scents during the workshop Scent Design - Giulia Menicucci

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KABK students exploring scents - Maxim Damper

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Scent Library in the Aroma Lab -

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In the Lab at the Institute for Art and Olfaction - Saskia Wilson-Brown

With: IAO
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Peter de Cupere - Belgian olfactory artist Peter de Cupere, photo by Frederik Buyckx

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Blending scents - Saskia Wilson-Brown

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Girl in the audience smelling a scent distributed during the lecture of Odorama: Scent and Well-being. - Margherita Soldati

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So many scents! - Maxim Damper

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Take a whiff of all the different scents we have at the perfume lab - Maxim Damper