Currently, bodily smells are considered disgusting and a sign of low status. However, it is common procedure in high end kitchens to flavour non animal ingredients with animal smells to achieve deliciousness. What would happen if this is applied to our own personal hygiene? By extracting animal smells and incorporating those into soaps Philipp Kolmann questions whether the repulsion disappears once a smell is separated from its physical source.
( 2017 / animal smell, soap / various )
About Philipp Kolmann
Philipp Kolmann is an artist/designer exploring the realms of smell, taste, bodily experience and what it means to be human within his work. Having graduated from the newly founded Food Non Food department of the Design Academy Eindhoven last year, Philipp is now developing his oeuvre through residencies and self-initiated projects.