Un parfum en commun

a participatory performance 

3m/3m for a crosstrainer walker and a Flacon, video loop, 2018

 

We are known to have a unique, genetically determined scent that defines us, somewhat like an olfactory name tag that help distinguish us from another. What happens when these many definite scents combine? In a participatory performance installation, swiss artist Maeva Rosset attempts to create a common scent that identifies with all those who become part of its creation.