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About Mediamatic

About Mediamatic

Mediamatic is an art centre dedicated to new developments in the arts since 1983. We organize lectures, workshops and art projects, focusing on nature, biotechnology and art+science in a strong international network.

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Goal of the course

In this workshop, artist, and perfumer Frank Bloem will introduce you to the world of perfume making. You will learn the basics of scent composing and at the end of the workshop, you will have theoretical knowledge on the principles of perfuming, on how to mix fragrant notes and on the difference between natural and synthetic smells. You will go home with a 10 ml bottle of your signature fragrance.

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  • People interested in cosmetics
  • Group of friends
  • Fragrance enthusiasts

In this workshop, artist, and perfumer Frank Bloem will introduce you to the world of perfume making. You will learn the basics of scent composing and at the end of the workshop, you will have theoretical knowledge on the principles of perfuming, on how to mix fragrant notes and on the difference between natural and synthetic smells. You will go home with a 10 ml bottle of your signature fragrance.

  • People interested in cosmetics
  • Group of friends
  • Fragrance enthusiasts

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What you will do
You will learn about the history of perfume, fragrance extraction, and the future of smells. Step by step, this workshop covers information on raw materials, molecules, dilutions, and altogether covers the basic strategies for perfume blending. By mixing top, middle and base notes, you will compose your own 10 ml perfume with the help of a scent library.

About Frank Bloem:
Frank Bloem is an artist who uses scent as his primary medium. He studied Fine Arts at the Rietveld Academy. In the summer of 2016, Frank changed his focus from visual art to olfactory-based works and started The Snifferoo. This perfume laboratory is a place for education and experiments around scent. He made several personalized perfumes, hosts regular workshops, and has recreated the scent of the North Sea. In his 2019 artistic project for the Embassy of the North Sea, Frank collected 40 scents from and around Dutch coast, which culminated in the release of the perfume, Zeelucht, in 2020.

Time: 15:00-18:00

Tools and Equipment

What We Provide
  • Essetial Oils
  • Synthetic smells
  • Pipettes and sample cards
  • Bottle and spray for your perfume
  • Paper and pen

Description

What you will do
You will learn about the history of perfume, fragrance extraction, and the future of smells. Step by step, this workshop covers information on raw materials, molecules, dilutions, and altogether covers the basic strategies for perfume blending. By mixing top, middle and base notes, you will compose your own 10 ml perfume with the help of a scent library.

About Frank Bloem:
Frank Bloem is an artist who uses scent as his primary medium. He studied Fine Arts at the Rietveld Academy. In the summer of 2016, Frank changed his focus from visual art to olfactory-based works and started The Snifferoo. This perfume laboratory is a place for education and experiments around scent. He made several personalized perfumes, hosts regular workshops, and has recreated the scent of the North Sea. In his 2019 artistic project for the Embassy of the North Sea, Frank collected 40 scents from and around Dutch coast, which culminated in the release of the perfume, Zeelucht, in 2020.

Time: 15:00-18:00

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Tools and Equipment

What We Provide
  • Essetial Oils
  • Synthetic smells
  • Pipettes and sample cards
  • Bottle and spray for your perfume
  • Paper and pen

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The Location

Located in Dijkspark at the head of the Dijksgracht, Mediamatic, is within walking distance of Amsterdam's Central Station and the city center. It offers a great panoramic city and waterfront view, Also with views of the Nemo Museum and the Amsterdam, Muziekgebouw/Bimhuis. It is a prime location melting pot of different activities that cater the trends happening in the city.

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Located in Dijkspark at the head of the Dijksgracht, Mediamatic, is within walking distance of Amsterdam's Central Station and the city center. It offers a great panoramic city and waterfront view, Also with views of the Nemo Museum and the Amsterdam, Muziekgebouw/Bimhuis. It is a prime location melting pot of different activities that cater the trends happening in the city.

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Composing Fragrance

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2022