Memories are made of this… or are they? ‘False Memory Archive’ Aromatherapy Workshop

Memories are made of this… or are they?’False Memory Archive’ Aromatherapy WorkshopAre our memories ‘mis-remembered’? What is the impact of smell and emotion on memory recall and creation?”And suddenly the memory revealed itself. The taste was that of a little piece of madeleine which … my aunt Leonie used to give me, dipping it first in her own cup of tea or tisane” (Marcel Proust, “A la Recherché du Temps Perdu”)Join us for a 3-hour, interactive and practical workshop exploring our individual relationship with smell; from its role in triggering memories and emotions – real or imagined – to experiencing how smell can both discombobulate and create unified experiences.To help us in our personal journey of smell perception, we shall sample a variety of aromas, including raw materials, natural essential oils, unusual compounds and evocative perfumes, and discuss common themes in aroma-psychology.We shall then put all our sniffing and memory-delving to practical use by creating a personal memory-fragrance, using a range of aromatic materials to remind you of your visit to the Freud Museum.Fee includes all materials, equipment and notes.Maximum number of participants 15.This workshop is part of a series of events accompanying The False Memory Archive an exhibition by AR Hopwood – 11 June – 3 August 2014.

Duration 05 July 2014 - 05 July 2014
Times 10am-1pm
Cost Adult £45 Adult Member of the Freud Museum £40 Students/concessions £30 Students/concessions Member
Venue Freud Museum London
Address 20 Maresfield Gardens London NW3 5SX, ,
Contact 0207 4352002 / /

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