Workshop: Klara Ravat, Stichting Mediamatic

Workshop: Scent Design

Make Your Own Perfume

3 jun 2018

During this workshop, you will develop your own unique perfume with olfactory artist Klara Ravat. Explore a variety of different scents and learn how to understand certain scent compositions, and how to play with their properties. Finish the workshop with an excited nose, and take a bottle of your own perfume home! 

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Discussing scents during the workshop - Giulia Menicucci


What will you do

During the workshop you will create and develop a unique fragrance. You will be introduced to 20 different aroma-molecules, learn how they smell and to which olfactory family they belong to. 


Scents for making your own perfume - Giulia Menicucci

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 own perfume, each participant will compose a personal inspired fragrance. At the end of the workshop you will take home 15ml bottle of your perfume plus a very excited nose!


Introduction to 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.


Smelling the end results of the workshop Scent Design - Giulia Menicucci


Exploratory Scent Design
Make your Own Perfume with Klara Ravat
Sunday 3 June, 15:00 - 18:00
Tickets: €60 Regular | €50 Students / Artists* 
Mediamatic Biotoop, Dijksgracht 6, Amsterdam

*Please bring your student card or proof of registration.