Perfume on the Radio explores humanity’s deep and diverse cultural connections with smell in a collaborative radio show (and podcast!) led by the Institute for Art and Olfaction, with Los Angeles radio station Lookout FM. Each episode tackles a new theme, exploring its connections with scent through interviews with perfumers, academics, aficionados, artists, and more. New episodes are uploaded on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month. Learn more at perfumeontheradio.com or at artandolfaction.com.
Mythical Beasts (episode 7)
Episode 7 of Perfume on the Radio explores mythical beasts from the perspective of smell.
The Sissel Show (episode 6)
Artist Sissel Tolaas discusses her practice with scent.
The Vice Show (episode 5)
We explore the aromatics (and perceptions) of naughty behavior in an episode that would might the vice squad scrabbling for their notebooks. Guests (in order of appearance): Donna Lipowitz (Lipowitz Smells)James McHugh (USC)Persephenie (Persephenie...
Embodied Aromatics (episode 4)
In the second part of a two part series about scent and class, Artist Anicka Yi, academics Hsuan L. Hsu and Nuri McBride, and entrepreneur Mary Richardson-Lowry join us to discuss our aromatic bodies, our aromatic environment, and how scent plays into...
The Olfactory Underground (episode 3)
Guest curator Maxwell Williams of UFO Parfums leads an aromatic excursion into the techno scene, with Oval, DJ Python, Isabel Lewis and Maria Golovina from Holynose Parfums. Airing on Los Angeles' Lookout FM on the second and fourth Thursday of every...
Questions of Class (episode 2)
Perfume on the Radio is a semi-monthly radio show and podcast exploring the world through the lens of smell.