This episode we do a deep dive into the senses and talk to the artist/scientist team behind Osmic Resonance, an audio-olfactory project that sought to harness sympathetic vibrations between sounds and aromas. The work tapped into a phenomenon of sensory cross-over — how does smell effect our perceptions of sound? Working closely with the cognitive neuroscientist Dr. Anina Rich and her work on synaesthesia, artist Jo Burzynska created a multi-sensory chamber in which the aesthetic, scientific and therapeutic potential of sensory interactions were explored and experienced through intensifying and shifting, entwined sound-and aroma-scapes.
The Constellations is a podcast exploring art projects that operate at the intersections of science and technology. Each month we will focus on a different project: from bio-feedback art that helps kids manage pain to apps that simulate chronic pain and artists who use science to make the stars of our galaxy sing, join us live in the audience, or subscribe to the podcast on iTunes and never miss an episode.