Installation with smell and sound by Thomas Zitzwitz
Multimediale 4, ZKM Karlsruhe, 1995
The scent of children’s sweet, the sound of a merry-go-round, the shouts of marines exercising, the sound of a steel drum player, the odour of medieval pitch, the mechanical vibrations of a hotel elevator, the perfume of Linden blossoms, the rough and tumble of men fighting in an action film, a klezmer player, the erotic perfume of Castoreum, sounds of a bar in southern Europe.
Four spaces are grouped around an illuminated central square. By entering the spaces the spectator activates different smells. Sounds begin and end randomly. Memory is triggered, associations are formed…