Mapping the quixotic volatility of smellscapes: a trialogue - interview with Kate McLean
McLean, K., Lammes, S. and Perkins, C. 2018. Mapping the quixotic volatility of smellscapes: a trialogue - interview with Kate McLean. in: Gekker, A., Hind, S., Lammes, S., Perkins, C., Wilmott, C. and Evans, D. (ed.) Time for Mapping: Cartographic Temporalities Manchester University Press.
|Authors||McLean, K., Lammes, S. and Perkins, C.|
|Editors||Gekker, A., Hind, S., Lammes, S., Perkins, C., Wilmott, C. and Evans, D.|
This chapter discusses how Kate McLean uses mapping as part of her artistic-based research into smellscapes. McLean investigates how smell can be mapped when traversing environments in smellwalks through cities and using gathered olfactory data. Her work is mainly concerned with the ephemerality of smells and how to visually capture this volatility in and on smell maps. These maps are produced as an assemblage of digital technologies and manual techniques such as drawing and painting. Lammes and Perkins discuss with her how olfactory mapping foregrounds many different temporalities and how it brings us new temporal – as well as spatial - stories.
|Keywords||Temporality; smellscape; map; smell|
|Book title||Time for Mapping: Cartographic Temporalities|
|Publisher||Manchester University Press|
|07 Jun 2018|
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|Deposited||02 Nov 2016|
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