Penning Perfumes: Intersecting Smell and Poetry

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What happens when you mix olfaction and poetry? In this brilliant proejct, Penning Perfumes explores the intersection between these two seemingly unrelated worlds. It is the brainchild of “olfactress” (don’t you just love that word?) Odette Toilette and poet/editor Claire Trevien. Poets pen new pieces of work in response to mystery fragrances while perfumers create new fragrances based on poems.

(More via The Guardian. HT @brainpicker)

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