Exhibitions September 2018 - January 2019
- the fragrance of images

March - May 2018
- the need for the infinite. Monochromes in colección olorVISUAL

January - May 2018
- electric and Distant. colección olorVISUAL Contemporary Photography

May - July 2017
- smell of Málaga. Olfactory Perceptions of the colección olorVISUAL

October 2016 - January 2017
- reproductibilitat 2.2. colección olorVISUAL

October 2016 - January 2017
- hipocamps

September - October 2016
- Smell Of Alella Vines

January - April 2016
- the Art of Collecting: Ernesto Ventós. colección olorVISUAL

July - September 2015
- SINESTESIA. colección olorVISUAL

Septembrer - December 2014
- smell of Cerdanyola. Olfactory Perceptions of the colección olorVISUAL

July - October 2014
- what is the smell of an exhibition? A selection of works the olorVISUAL collection

May 2014
- olfactory mini-screening. Chocolate Birds

June - October 2013
- smell of Cadaqués. Olfactory perceptions of the olorVISUAL collection

May 2013
- mini-screening olfativo

May - September 2011
- Smell colour. Chemistry, art and education

May 2012
- screening olfactory

October 2011
- olorVISUAL en Microwave

April - May 2011
- essential art.

February - April 2009
- IMPACT!

January - February 2006
- esencias11

June - September 2005
- essències10

November - December 2004
- esencias9

March - May 2004
- esencias8

June - July 2003
- esencias7

December 2001 - February 2002
- ikus usaina6

February - April 1999
- esencias5

October - November 1998
- esencias4

Abril-Junio 1998
- essències3

Mayo 1997
- essències2

October 1996 - January 1997
- essències

screening olfactory

  • For the great adventure of life, we human being have been endowed with five senses: sight, hearing, touch, taste and smell. Through them we retain, recognize and comprehend the world around us: seeing, hearing, touching, tasting…
    But really the world has to be smelled!
    Life smells: people, animals, plants, food and even stones all smell; our birth has a smell and so too does death when it comes.
    We have pleasant or unpleasant perceptions, causing pleasure or revulsion, according to the smell we distinguish. This smell is associated with an image that is stored in our memory, which appears in our consciousness when an olfactory stimulus recovers some past recollection.
    In this way, aromas have the ability to link the present with the past, through the surprising emergence of a memory, transporting us to that lived moment.
    This is why the sense of smell affects us so profoundly, even without our realizing it, and touches the very depths of our being. Smell is the magical sense par excellence.
    Art — like the functioning of the sense of smell — uses a coded language that isolates us from our consciousness, effectively enhancing the harmony of the senses and situating us in a space/time other than our present one.
    We are going to live this little experience by way of a series of videos, which by means of images, sounds, the texts that accompany each one and the aroma or fragrance they suggest to the collector, will lead us to experience — if we wish — something we may perhaps have forgotten … Who knows where they will take us!

  • The seat
    Barcelona. Spain
  • Dates
    May 2012
  • Catalogue Link
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