24 episodes

Exploring our deep and diverse cultural connections with smell, Perfume on the Radio is a monthly show hosted by Saskia Wilson-Brown for The Institute for Art and Olfaction. Each episode takes on a new theme, examining its connections with scent through interviews with perfumers, artists, academics, activists, and so many more. Learn more at perfumeontheradio.com or at artandolfaction.com.

Perfume on the Radio The Institute for Art and Olfaction, Saskia Wilson-Brown

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.9 • 24 Ratings

Exploring our deep and diverse cultural connections with smell, Perfume on the Radio is a monthly show hosted by Saskia Wilson-Brown for The Institute for Art and Olfaction. Each episode takes on a new theme, examining its connections with scent through interviews with perfumers, artists, academics, activists, and so many more. Learn more at perfumeontheradio.com or at artandolfaction.com.

    Smelling Our Way Through Qatar

    Smelling Our Way Through Qatar

    Indulge in a bit of armchair travel as Perfume on the Radio visits Doha, in Qatar. This episode explores the culture and smells that a group of people encountered while on a trip to the country with the Qatar America Institute for Culture. There's incense, there's perfume, there's art, and, yes, there are cats. In order of appearance: Fatima Al-Dosari (Qatar America Institute for Culture), Razwan Ul-Haq (Calligrapher), Micah Anderson (Oudimentary), Rubia Chaudri (Perfum...

    • 1 hr 16 min
    The Quiet Magic of John Steele

    The Quiet Magic of John Steele

    Have you ever met a person who had a strange and uncanny sort of magic about them? So it is with John Steele. LIfelong learner and seeker, John is also a purveyor of the strange and the rare, the oddball beauties that our world produces. We’re talking, here, about aromatics. Perform on the Radio returns with a long overdue episode, which we’re calling The Quiet Magic of John Steele. With: John Steele, Lifetree AromatixHosted by Saskia Wilson-BrownPerfume in the Radio is produced by ...

    • 49 min
    CB Hates Perfume?

    CB Hates Perfume?

    Veteran perfumer and all around brilliant human Christopher Brosius (Demeter, CB I Hate Perfume) joins us to answer our most pressing question: does he, in fact, hate perfume? Well... yes. But also, not at all.With: Christopher Brosius (CB I Hate Perfume)Hosted by Saskia Wilson-Brown.This episode premiered on Lookout FM, Los Angeles. Lookout FM can be heard on KGAP 96.7 FM Burbank, KFQM 101.5 FM Pacific Palisades, KLDB 99.1 FM Hollywood, and online at lookout.fm.Perfume in the Rad...

    • 59 min
    The Automoshow

    The Automoshow

    The vroom-vroom of the engine, the honk-honk of the horn. Cars come with a lot of sounds. They also come with a lot of smells. In this episode, we lean into the gassy side of things and explore the aromatics of these beautiful, belching metal beasts.With: David Moltz (DS & Durga) Daniel Krasofski (labDK)Killian Wells (Xyrena)Nick Kurczewski (Automotive Reporter)Pia Long (Olfiction)Pedro Nuñez and Micah Hahn (Highland Park Car Club)Hosted by Saskia WIlson-Brown.Episode premieres Thu. Augus...

    • 1 hr 6 min
    The Perfumer's Cat

    The Perfumer's Cat

    There is an anecdotal correlation between perfume-making and cat ownership. Perhaps it's the solitary nature of the work that lends itself to humanity's least co-dependent relationship. In this episode we explore the catty side of perfumery.With: Perfumer Ashley Eden Kessler sharing cat smells and cat accordsCat expert Jackson Galaxy exploring how cats use smell to relate to the worldArt historian and museum professional Jessica Murphy sharing feline perfume advertisingPerfumer Laurie Stern d...

    • 1 hr 7 min
    A Moveable Feast

    A Moveable Feast

    Mmmm… Donuts. Mmmm… Limburger Cheese? In this episode we quote Camus and Hemingway and their Moveable Feasts to explore retronasal olfaction. Specifically, how smell enhances our favorite activity: feasting on delicious things, whenever and wherever we bloody well like. With: Maite Gomez-Rejón (ArtBites) sharing historical research into chocolate, Jude Stewart (author) exploring truffles LaVay Ullie (Ol Skool BBQ) exploring smoke, wood and BBQBetty Hallock (author) connecting food and sm...

    • 1 hr 13 min

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24 Ratings

24 Ratings

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No, that is not a perfume, but a description of what this podcast gets down to- fragrance from basic information to ingredients. There is also an artist’s attention to detail. The interview with Mandy Aftel is a must hear for anyone who loves the art of fragrance creation.

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Great Show

Love the range of topics, the breadth of hosts and interviewees, the attention paid to nearly everything.

Fantastic show!

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