THREAD DELICATELY GUIDED INSIDE THE HOLE OF A NEEDLE — SKIN PRESSED AGAINST A TABLE, PUSHING THE SOFT SILK THROUGH A SEWING MACHINE.
Feeling: OTHERWORLDLY, SHARP, SENSUAL, WARM, SEXY, INTOXICATING.
Materials: BLACK PEPPER, RUBY RASPBERRY, STEEL, BULGARIAN ROSE, RUBBER ACCORD, SALTY MUSK, TONKA, LEATHER, PATCHOULI.
Perfumer: CHRISTELLE LAPRADE
: Me·cha·no-PHILIA: A sexuoerotic arousal triggered by cars and other machines. 1/8 sexual expressions translated into the medium of scent.
Ol·fac·to PHILIA is an olfactive study of sexual desire consisting of 18 sexual expressions experienced through audio, visual, performance and scent. Each fragrance translates a specific paraphilic impulse taken from the personal accounts of 18 different subjects. These fragrances chart the sensory and emotional experience associated with each of these individual’s experiences. The project aims to expand audiences sensorial appreciation for intimacy and to stimulate an openness towards alternative modes of sensuality.
FOLIE à PLUSIEURS is an olfactive gallery and perfumery. By using fragrance as a medium for deepening the emotional and kinesthetic engagement of art; our aim is to elevate the cultural value of fragrance — broaden its meaning, and relationship to the human experience.