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Perfume Portrait #29 – Shirley Harris

Shirley Harris 50ml EDTp1050486

Head – Orange

Heart – Pine, cinnamon

Body – Cedarwood

Description – A narrative that spans the entirety of creative endeavour. Here the historical, social and mythological contexts of the oils used echo the human condition.

This perfume was created by utilising the artist’s response to the question ‘why do make art?’ It is included in Perfume as Practice AW16 – an exhibition at Bank Street Arts, Sheffield comprising of 14 perfume portraits themed within the woody fragrance family. The exhibition runs from 30th November – 3rd December 2016 and includes an open evening featuring an artist’s talk on 3rd December, 6-8pm at Bank Street Arts itself.


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