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Exhibitions, Talks & Events

Projects Underway / in Planning

“Anosmia and the Patient Journey” data visualisation with NHS Newcastle Upon Tyne and Fifth Sense.

Funded bid with Monell Center, Philadelphia.

Please contact me if you are interested to collaborate.

Recent Exhibitions 

MAIF Social Club, Paris, France / “Le Marais: les odeurs de l’été 2018” in  “Escales en vue” / commissioned by curator, Anne-Sophie Bérard / Oct 2018 – Jan 2019

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, NYC / “Smellmaps 1 & 3 of Amsterdam” in “The Senses: Design Beyond Vision” / commissioned by curator, Ellen Lupton / April – Oct 2018

Recent Events 

Remediating the Smellscape / Fashion Design / RCA / Dec 2018

Youth Training Programme Induction day about Sensory Knowledge / Kew Gardens / October 2018

Workshop on Presenting Sensory Data / Medical Humanities / UCL / May 2018

Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum / Smellwalk Central Park and Data Visualisation / May 26 2018

National Gallery / Twilight Walk: Monet and the Thames with Dr. Christina Bradstreet / April 27 2018

St John Fisher Comprhensive, Chatham / Intellectual Curiosity Lecture / “Nose-first”  / January 30 2018

Mediamatic Amsterdam / Odorama: Talking scents – reading smells / “The smell of shattered dreams” (and other words used by smellscape mappers) / January 2018

Pembroke College, Cambridge / Art and the Senses seminar series / “Smellscape Mapping Practices” / January 2018

Past Events

British Library / Boring Talks / “Smellwalking Around the World” / November 30 2017

LCC Postgraduate Certificate & Diploma Design for Visual Communication / Professional & Academic Contexts series / “Nose-first” / November 22 2017

IFRA UK AGM / “On the impossibility of mapping the smellscape” / October 12 2017

Smellwalktalk: Staten Island, NYC / Future of Storytelling Festival/ commissioned by FoST / October 2017

Self-guided Smellwalk Somerset House, London / Perfume Synaesthesia Late / (sold out) commissioned by Somerset House / August 2017

Smellmap & smellwalks (180 bookable places sold out) Astor Place, NYC (over 15,000 visitors to the activation zone over 3 days) / Citi Summer Streets / commissioned by NYC DOT Art / August 2017

Nature Wanders: A Smellwalk, London / commissioned by Wellcome / July 2017

What does North Bretton Smell Of?‘ / Smellwalk and visualisation workshop commissioned by Bretton Greens project / North Bretton, Peterborough / April 2017

Smellwalk and Lecture / Space, Place and Sensory Perception, Edinburgh University with Nina Morris / February 2017

Visiting speaker / Edinburgh University / February 2017

Smellwalk Quarterly Series / Sense Safari with Museum of Walking / Greenwich / Nov 2016, Feb, May, Aug 2017

Smellwalk Kyiv / an impromptu smellwalk in Ukraine’s capital city organised by Andriy Gazin / December 2016

Speaker at National Trust ‘Personal Experiences Midlands Innovation Group’ / December 2016

Sniffing at the Circus / volunteer event with charity Circus Starr / Leicester / November 2016

Smellwalking and Invisible Data Performance’ / Being Human Festival 2016 with Shenaz Sutterwalla & Christopher Wood / November 2016

‘Being Relational: Entering the World of Sensory & Embodied Communication Design’ / Peer-reviewed & selected group workshop / Design Research Society Conference 2016

‘Faraway Nearby’ Smellwalk exploration / commissioned by Whitstable Biennale / June 6, 2016

SmellSymmetry: to counterbalance the Swim, we walk / ALSO Festival / June 19, 2016

Smellwalking & Soundwalking Peckham / Southwark Council / June 25 2016

Designing with Scents smellwalk special / Holborn / July 5 2016

Smellwalk Holborn Springtime / Design with Scents, London College of Fashion UAL / April 6, 2016

How to Explore a Smellscape / AARC Workshop: Smellscapes & Soundscapes in Urban Design / January 27, 2016

Mapping Urban Smellscapes / Science Showoff curated by Dr Martin Austwick CASA / Kings Cross / December 15 2015

Presentation & participatory event / Glitch 2015 / CCCU / December 14 2015

Being Human Festival / Consider Smell / with Julia Feuer-Cotter, Kara Hoover & Matthew Cobb / November 12 – 22 2015

Paired smellwalking / 2nd annual FifthSense Conference / University of Surrey / 1 November 2015

Performative mapping workshop / ERC Charting the Digital Project / Utrecht / October 27 2015

Smellwalk & smellscape visualisation / SALT Festival of the Sea and the Environment / Folkestone / 24 Oct 2015

AHRC Sensory Cities / Invisible, Erratic, Ephemeral: Lives of Urban Smells / Museum of London / 23 Oct 2015

Smellwalk Whitstable with Museum of Fun / August 31 2015

Thresholds Smellwalk High Holborn with Nicola Pozzani & UAL / Design with Scents 2015 / July 6 2015

Landscape and Smellscape / ALSO Festival / June 21 2015

Smellmapping as Playful Methodology for Island Studies – Smell Games, Smellwalks & Smellmapping / Gozo / Apr 2015

Invited speaker Malofiej 23 World Summit / ”Ephermal C’Art” / Pamplona / March 2015

Smellscape Mapping : Mareseille / Smellwalks & Smellmapping Workshop / with DSAA students, Marseille / Feb 18 – 20 2015

Smellwalk Edinburgh / ‘Space, Place & Sensory Perception’ / University of Edinburgh (Human Geography) with Dr. Nina Morris / Feb 2 2015

Olfactory Data and Storytelling / VISUALISEDiO / London / Saturday 22 November

Smellwalk: Pamplona / Mapamundistas / 11h Sunday October 26 2014

Meet the designer / Mapamundistas, Pamplona / 19h30 Friday 31 October

Smellwalking & mapping / Amsterdam Public Library / Saturday Sept 27 2014

Smellwalk: New York City #3 / Brooklyn / Wednesday September 10 2014

Previous Exhibitions

Summer Streets NYC / Smellmap Astor Place / Aug 5, 12, 19 2017

‘You are Here: A Journey Through Maps’ / Smellmap: Edinburgh / National Library of Scotland / July 2016 to April 2017

Communicating the Intangible‘ / Group exhibition : Research Work in Progress / Royal College of Art / Sept 17 – 24 2016

Scentscape mapping in 3D: Singapore / WiP at Royal College of Art / January 14 – 20, 2016

Smellmap: Newport / NESAD-wide pop-up / NESADSU, Boston / August 6 – 24 2015

An olfactory dérive / SingaPlural / Singapore / March 10 – 16 2015

Smellmap: Amsterdam / IEEE VIS 2014 VISAP / Paris / Nov 9 – 14, 2014

Smellmap: Pamplona / Mapamundistas / smellwalks and live design creation, group show curated by Alexandra Baurès / October – November 2014

‘follow your nose’ / Cheshire West & Chester, Arts Council, Lottery Funded / Scent walking & Mapping / Ellesmere Port / July 25 & 26 2014

‘Lyrical & Literal’ – Two Canterbury Smells /upstairs at The Beaney / tiny installation with 2 classic smells diffused differently / July 10 – 17 2014

Smellmap: Edinburgh / Jam Factory Arts, Oxford / group show curated by J.P. Reid / May 28 – July 13 2014

Smellmap: Amsterdam / Mediamatic, Amsterdam / collaboration with Olfactive Design Studio, International Flavors & Fragrances / April 2014

Smellmap: Newport / Nostalgias: Visualising Longing Conference, Pie Factory, Margate / Nov 2013

Smellmaps: Edinburgh, Glasgow, Newport / Illinois State University, Normal, IL, USA / Group Show / Sept 2013

Smellmap: Glasgow / Sidney Cooper Gallery, Canterbury, UK / The Collected Group Show / April 2013

Smellmap: Glasgow /Glasgow Science Centre, UK / Sept 2012 (250 – 750 vpd)

Smellmap: Newport / Discover Newport Visitor Centre, USA /Aug 2012 (up to 6000 vpd)

Scottish Taste Map / Edinburgh International Science Festival, City Arts Centre, Edinburgh, UK / Apr 2012 (up to 1000 vpd)

Smellmap: Edinburgh / Sensory Worlds Conderence, IASH, Edinburgh, UK 2011 / Dec 2011 (300 conference delegates)

Sensory Maps / ECA Degree Show 2011, Edinburgh, UK / May – Jun 2011 (up to 1000 vpd)

Smellmap: Edinburgh / Edinburgh International Science Festival, John Hope Gateway, Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh, UK / Mar – Jun 2011    (500 –1500 vpd)

Slices of Edinburgh / photography at Bijou Bistro, Leith Links, Edinburgh, UK / Mar 2011

SMAP: 4 participatory sensory maps of Edinburgh /ECA Evolution House Foyer, Edinburgh, UK / Feb 2011 (150 vpd)

A Private Sniffing: a Smellmap of Paris / Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh, UK / Oct 10 – Nov 10 (up to 100 vpd)

No Ego / photography group show / Bolllington Arts Centre, Cheshire, UK / Mar – Apr 2010    (10 – 100 vpd)

The Other Side of Paris / photography at American Library in Paris, 75007 PARIS, France / Mar – June 2009 (up to 200 vpd)

Calendar Boys / photography at Canalside Café, Clarence Mill, Bollington, Cheshire, UK / Nov 2008 – Jan 2009

The Other Side of Paris / photography at 11 rue Jules Verne, 65006 PARIS, France / July 2008 (used as a film set)

The Other Side of Paris / European City of Culture / photography at  Domino Gallery, 11 Upper Newington, Liverpool, UK / May – July 2008

Almost Nothing in Common / photography at WICE, Blvd du Montparnasse, 75015 Paris, France / May 2007

Senior Graphic Design Show / NESADSU, Boston, MA, USA / May 2005