World Sensorium
Gayil Nalls
1st floor of Accolade West Building
Saturday, October 1, 2022
7:00pm to 7:00am

A black liquid in an etched glass bottle.

Gayli Nalls, World Sensorium, First Record, Preservation Edition, 2000. World Social Olfactory Sculpture of Aromatic Phytogenic Material, Amber Borosilicate Bottle, 4 x 2 inches, 100ml at 25% Edition of 18.

World Sensorium is a world olfactory social sculpture, a monument to the planet and humanity touching the larger realities between us at this important and powerful passage of time in our lives and in history. The original artwork is comprised of Indigenous natural botanical plant materials from trees, flowers, fruits, herbs, and plants of the world. For Streams~, Nalls projects a new animation of the World Sensorium paperwork that was first launched at Time Square in 2000, where thousands of these silver squares embedded with a unique scent descended over two million people.

Programmed by Sensorium: Centre for Digital Arts and Technology at the School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design (AMPD) as part of The Year of the Arts at AMPD.




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