World-renowned scent expert, researcher and “professional inbetweener”, Sissel Tolaas has dedicated her work to the world of smells. Since 1990 she has been working actively with a focus on the topic of SMELL / SMELL & LANGUAGE - COMMUNICATON, within different sciences, fields of art/design and other disciplines. Her body of work ranges from conceptual experiments with the scent of violence to developing an ambient odour for Margiela, or consulting for brands like Adidas.
Sissel Tolaas studied mathematics, linguistics, chemical science, languages, and visual art at the universities of Oslo, Warsaw, Moscow, St Petersburg and Oxford. She has worked at institutions such as MIT and the Harvard Graduate School of Design, exhibited her work at museums including MoMA New York, Britain’s Tate Liverpool and the National Art Museum of China Beijing and counts NASA, Louis Vuitton and Johnson & Johnson among her clients.
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All our talks are for free (whether you are a member or not), held in english, at the auditorium of the MUDAM (the "Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean") in Luxembourg.
The 13th edition of the Luxembourg City Film Festival 2023 will take place from 2nd until 12th of March 2023. It will be the 6th time that Design Friends has been a partner for this event.