DOUGLAS QUENQUA

writer and editor

Art for the Knowing Nose

PeterMost art relies on eyes or ears to be experienced. Peter De Cupere wants to engage your nose. The Belgian “scent artist” uses the smell of candy, cigarettes, garbage, grass, spices, even bodily fluids to illicit visceral reactions from his audience. “When you walk into an installation with scent, you cannot hide,” he says. My profile of him for the NYTimes Science section.

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ABOUT DOUGLAS QUENQUA

Currently Editor in Chief of Campaign US, former writer for the New York Times, Fast Company, Columbia Magazine, Redbook, The New York Observer, Wired, the New York Post and others. I write about media, science, culture, lifestyle and tech. Every so often, I post my writing here. It's pronounced Kwen'-kwah. Contact: Doug [dot] Quenqua [@] gmail.com

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