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Synesthesia when senses collide

Thu 16 May at 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Friends of the Orange Regional Gallery present Synesthesia – when senses collide.

Guest speakers: Photographer Tamara Dean and Scentsmith Ainslie Walker
Moderator: Gillian Serisier

Tickets include refreshments Synesthesia – When Senses Collide Tickets, Thu, May 16, 2024 at 6:00 PM | Eventbrite

Tamara Dean is a critically acclaimed photo-media artist working in photography, installation and moving image. Her practice explores the relationship between humans and the environment, and her work is held in notable collections including the National Gallery of Australia Collection, Parliament House Art Collection, Art Gallery of NSW, Art Gallery of South Australia and Artbank. Tamara Dean is represented by Michael Reid Sydney + Berlin.

Ainslie Walker has claimed the title of Scentsmith; designing and developing scents for both olfactory art and brands, fragrance journalism, hand-made fragrances and candles, olfactory installations and artworks, fragrance strategies, perfume-making workshops and consulting.

Dean and Walker will discuss their art forms and their collaboration, which has spanned the past ten years, adding sensory elements to Dean’s photographs and installations, tapping into deeper memories of place and enriching the experience of the viewer. Using the transportive power of scent, Walker adds layers to the viewer’s experience of the work and to the landscape being created.

Their collaborations include Here and Now, University of NSW, Stream of Consciousness, Adelaide Biennial, Gallery of SA, Monash Gallery of Art and Ngununggula – Hijinks in the Hydrangeas. Their most recent collaboration has been to create a wearable perfume, foris.


Thu 16 May
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Local government area
Visual arts, Photography, Multi-Arts, Other
Event contact details (phone/ email)
Friends of the Orange Regional Gallery (02) 6393 8136 forgorange@outlook.com
EVENT IMAGE credits (artist and/or photographer).
Image: Tamara Dean, Taking Aim


Orange Regional Gallery
149 Byng Street
Orange, NSW 2800 Australia
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