Monday, 5 April 2010

'Perfume'

To be enveloped by a sense, to create a surrounding/atmosphere. To create a connection, a union with the given object/actor.

Similar to the way Suskind decribes the way his characters mind reacts to scents, in Perfume (1987).


“He saw nothing, he heard nothing, he felt nothing. He only smelt the aroma of the wood rising up around him to be captured under the bonnet of the eaves. He drank the aroma, he drowned in it, Impregnating himself through his innermost pores, until he became wood himself.” (Suskind, 1987)

Similar to the aims of Carston Hollers work, I endeavor to produce unfamiliar feelings or evoke a form of atmosphere ...

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