Olfactory Performance duration 45 minute, Wolphaertstraat, Rotterdam, 2020
Performed and hosted by Agnieszka Pedziwiatr, Chandana Sarma, Merve Kılıçer, Nemo Koning and Pitchaya Ngamcharoen
Spices became an embedded element in our daily life. Although, cloves, cinnamon or nutmeg appear in various recipe books nowadays, these spices have traveled alongside with colonialism. The result of these journey seems to spiced up the food and beverage widely, however, we cannot begin to think of the result without learning the source of these spices, its journeys and its costs. This performance explore relation between personal experiences, political tastes and their connection to everyday life performance. How can we Increasing the awareness of the space that surrounds us and be more conscious about smells and movement of air and compose and decompose the elements of the space?
This project is a part of a larger research; Common Scents A Social Sense of Smell: Orientation, Territory and the Evidence of Beings.