Category: Michel Roudnitska

Himalaya, Scriabin in the Himalayas. 2015

Perfumer Michel Roudnitska Synesthesia has made a mark on perfumery thanks to artists like Dawn Spencer Hurwitz and Bruno Fazzolari. They experience scent as color. Their work in perfumery ranges from depiction of their experience (Chroma) to more abstract exploration. The audience can speculate as to what synesthesia ‘feels’ like, but the work doesn’t induce a synesthetic experience. The early…

Parfums DelRae Amoureuse, 2002

Perfumer Michel Roudnitska I grew up with a specific flaw in my understanding of history. It has to do with over-valuing the present. It’s like a child’s understanding of history and can be described as a misunderstanding of the expression, “There’s no time like the present.” ¬†American exceptionalism leads to a hubris of the moment where the exceptional is always…