scents collecting memories
Scents Collecting Memories (2022) is a preliminary research on how people experience scents in their surroundings. For this research, beau collected and selected 20 scents. Varying from coffee beans to grass seed and petrol to cow dung. Around 10 people from age 29 till 66 were blindfolded and questioned about every individual scent to understand how someone experiences scents. The outcome is a modern binomial nomenclature with illustrations of every scent presented in a petri dish and illustrations based on the outcome of the tables to visualize the experience combined by the 10 people.
Surprisingly, during this research, every individual had at least one scent that they associate with a childhood experience: "my sister's bunny", "drawing in primary school" and "making puzzles" are some examples.