Scent, Science and Aesthetics. Understanding Smell and Anosmia

Date and hour: 
23.05.2013 - 10:00
Place: 
Residencia d'Investigadors, c/ Hospital, 64, Barcelona

 

Workshop "Scent, Science and Aesthetics. Understanding Smell and Anosmia"

Fechas: Jueves 23 y Viernes 24 de mayo

Lugar: Residencia de Investigadores, c/ Hospital 64, Barcelona

Organiza: GRECC (Grup de Recerca en Epistemologia i Ciències Cognitives)

Coordina: Marta Tafalla

Posterhttp://farm9.staticflickr.com/8526/8454547537_2c4461d7cb_c.jpg

 

Ponentes:

Emily Brady, Philosopher, University of Edinburgh

Jim Drobnick, Philosopher, Critic and Art Curator, Ontario College of Art and Design

Victoria Henshaw, Researcher on Urban Design, Manchester School of Architecture

Laura López-Mascaraque, Biologist, Head of the Spanish Olfactory Network, Cajal Institute, Madrid

Larry Shiner, Philosopher, University of Illinois

Barry C. Smith, Director of the Institute of Philosophy, University of London, and co-director of the Centre for the Study of the Senses

Cain Todd, Philosopher, University of Fribourg - University of Lancaster

 

PROGRAMA:

Thursday 23 May 2013

9:50 – 10:00 Marta Tafalla (UAB), Welcome

10:00 – 11:30 Larry Shiner (University of Illinois), "Fragrance, Aroma, Stench: Perfume Among the Olfactory Art"

11:30 – 12:00 Coffee break

12:00 – 13:30 Emily Brady (University of Edinburgh), "Smells and Negative Aesthetics"

13:30 – 15:30 Lunch

15:30 – 17:00 Jim Drobnick (Ontario College of Art and Design), "Art and Atmosphere: Curating Olfactory Art in the Anosmic Museum"

17:00 – 17:30 Coffee break

17:30 – 19:30 Laura López-Mascaraque (Head of the Spanish Olfactory Network, Cajal Institute-CSIC, Madrid), "How do we smell?" + Olfactory Experience FOR ALL THE PARTICIPANTS

 

Friday 24 May 2013

 09:50 – 11:30 Smell Walk tHrough Barcelona, departing from the Residencia, guided by Victoria Henshaw (University of Manchester)

11:30 – 12:00 Coffee break

12:00 – 13:30 Victoria Henshaw, "Urban Smellscape Experience and Design: Addressing Fears of Sensory Manipulation and Environmental Sensitivities"

13:30 – 15:30 Lunch

15:30 – 17:00 Cain Todd (University of Fribourg - University of Lancaster), "The Structural Ephemerality of Odours "

17:00 – 17:30 Coffee break

17:30 – 19:00 Barry Smith (University of London), "Selective Anosmia and the Pleasures of Smell"

19:00 – 19:30 Round Table with all the speakers, Conclusions

 

Abstracts: https://www.dropbox.com/s/9bmwlr4m46n87lc/Abstracts.pdf

 

 Registration is free, but if you plan to attend, please let me know by sending a message to: Marta.Tafalla@uab.cat

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