Maki Ueda is currently based in Ishigaki Island, Okinawa Japan.

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Offers for exhibitions, lectures, and workshops: Please send me an email. for If you don't get any response from me for a couple of days, please don't hesitate to call me +81-90-7711-6005 (FaceTime/iMessage) between 10:00 - 20:00 JPT. You do not need to make an apopintment to call me - please just don't hesitate to ring me up.

Need advise on extraction and reference? There will be advisory fee charged in order to continue serving as a tutor (I've helped enough for free by now). For details: http://pepe.okinawa/コンサルテーション-consultation/

If you are interested in internship: http://pepe.okinawa/インターン/

 

現在石垣島を拠点にしています。

年間ダイジェスト: 1年間を振り返り、展示やワークショップについてまとめてお送りしています。 http://eepurl.com/dhPs2H

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講演・執筆のご依頼:メールの後、直接お電話ください。

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香りの抽出に関する技術的な質問や、個別アドバイス:フィーが発生します。http://pepe.okinawa/コンサルテーション-consultation/

インターン志望の方: http://pepe.okinawa/インターン/

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place: LOFTWORK (Tokyo, Japan)

date: 

 

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OLFACTORY SURVAIVAL GAME

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OLFACTORY MEMORY GAME

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OLFACTORY DUCK DUCK GOOSE

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If you wish to be updated with my activities, please send me an email to olfactoryart [at] gmail.com  

I will then add you to my ML that I issue 2-3 times a year.

年に2〜3回のペースで、活動報告のメールをお送りしています。MLへの登録ご希望の方は olfactoryart [at] gmail.com

までメールをお送り下さい。

OLFACTORY LABYRINTH VER.2.1

installation (2015)

 

[Premier]  24.03.2015. Exhibition"There is something in the air"

[Dates] 24.03.2015. - 

[Place] Museum Villa Rot, Germany

http://www.villa-rot.de

[Concept] Maki Ueda

[Curator] Caro Verbeek

[Supported by] Jean Bouis Perfumery Co., Ltd. 

 

"The walls are inpregnated with different woody smells: Cedarwood, Olibanum, Patchouli, and Labdanum. Find the exit by folling one scent that starts from the entrance."

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OLFACTORY LABYRINTH VER.2.2

installation (2019)

[Premier]  14.02.2019. QUEL FLAIR! EXHIBITION

[Dates] 14.02.2019 - 14.02.2020

[Place] Musee de la Main, Lausanne, Switzerland

http://www.museedelamain.ch

[Concept] Maki Ueda

[Curator] Musee de la Main

[Supported by] Givaudan (Geneva)

 

 

 

installation in open air (2018)

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Tangible Scents is a finalist for the Art and Olfaction Sadakichi Award for Experimental Work with Scent.
The Art and Olfaction Awards celebrate excellence in global independent and artisan perfumery, and experimental work with scent.

 

 

[venue] Reed Arts Week 2018 (Reed College), Portland, U.S.A

[curator] Aersen Lease, artistic director for the Reed Arts Week

[Premier] November 15th, 2018 

 

 

"Tangible Scents" is an open-air installation which uses Maki Ueda's original method of “de-and re-construction in the air” to decode on the scent of rose. The five major components of the this scent are individually infused into vats of soap, which will each be poured into five different bubble machines. You can deconstruct rose into its component  scents by poking the bubbles, or immerse yourself in the total scent.

 

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Used Scents:

(1)Phenyl Ethyl Alcohol,

(2)Geraniol,

(3)Phenyl Acetic Acid,

(4)Rose Oxide

(5)Aldehyde C9

 

Since the late 2017 I’ve been questioning myself “how to make scents more tangible and understandable for audience?”.

I picked “rose” as a theme because it’s universal. There’s no “typical rose scent” but it’s very diverse, from the sweet one to the fresh one, and that fact tells us that “rose” is a concept.

I’ve been experimenting with different medium as candle, perfume, and soap bubbles on this theme. The form of incident varies from workshop to installation.

Tangible Scents is an installation in open air, created as a result of such experimentations. My method here is “de-and re-construction of the scent of rose“. By deconstructing the rose scent in components and then reconstructing them together in the air, its concept becomes more transparent and tangible for the audience.

Five scents, the major components of the scent of rose, are impregnated to soap bubble independently.

(1) Phenyl Ethyl Alcohol (fresh, sweet, floral, sake-like)

(2) Geraniol (fresh, watery, citrusy)

(3) Phenyl Acetic Acid (sour, floral)

(4) Rose Oxide (fresh, metalic)

(5) Aldehyde C9 (fatty, green, cucumber-like)

They are to be diffused with the machines independently.

- By the mixing nature of scent molecules, the field of “the smell of rose” is created, as if the composition is done in the space.

- By being poked, a bubble breaks, and it emits the scent. - You can clearly identify the scent, because the five scents are quite different.

- You can also immerse yourself in the flow of bubbles and just feel the rose.

- You can zoom-in and out with the olfaction.

- Timing is controlled with remote controllers.

- Concentration is adjusted by each scent. Key words:

- tangible scents

- composition in the space

- immersive olfactory experience

- zoom-in and out with olfaction - de- and reconstruction of the scent of rose

 

 

EXPERIMENT 1: MINI PERFORMANCE

[organizer] Nozomi Shirai / KYO-SHITSU https://www.ranagram.com/kyo-shitsu/

[venue] WOMB TOKYO

[date] November  2017

Used Scents:

(1) Phenyl Ethyl Alcohol

(2) Citronellol

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EXPERIMENT 2: CANDLE INSTALLATION 

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[title] DECONSTRUCTING AND CONSTRUCTING THE SMELL  "X"

[venue] ART HOTEL ISHIGAKI / BAR CAPRICORN

[curator] Tomoko Takamine

[premier] November  2017

Used Scents:

(1) phenyl ethyl alcohol / PINK 

(2) geraniol / TURQUOISE BLUE 

(3) citronellol / YELLOW  

(4) linalool / ORANGE 

(5) euginol / PURPLE

(6) rose oxide / WINE RED 

(7) aldehyde C9 / GREEN 

 

EXPERIMENT 3: WORKSHOP

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[organizer] Hitoshi Watanabe (NPO Shima-no-Youchien)

[venue] Yachimun-kan, Ishigaki Isl.

[premier] August  2018

Used Scents:

(1) phenyl ethyl alcohol 

(2) citronellol 

(3) linalool 

(4) rose oxide 

(5) aldehyde C9