Shake Your Molecules

Dancefloor aroma installation

“Ein gut riechender Club – magic!”

TOHUWABOHU //
Location: Prime Club, Vienna

B.visible live | Felix the Houserat | Roman Rauch | Nick Hanzo // 05.01.2018

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Dancefloor aroma energizing_by Paul Divjak (Saint Charles Vienna, Berlin)

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Memories Of Water

MoE - Museum Of Emptiness, St.Gallen

Memories of Water

©Michel Canonica

“Memories Of Water”, Molekül-Installation

„Heute besteht kaum Zweifel daran, dass die intuitive Vorstellung vom leeren Raum als statischem, ereignislosem Schauplatz vollkommen falsch ist. Infolge der Quantenschärfe ist der leere Raum ein Tummelplatz turbulenter Quantenaktivitäten.“
Brian Greene (Der Stoff aus dem der Kosmos ist)

Es gibt Stimmen, die sagen, Wasser könne verschiedene Strukturen annehmen, es würde auf Umgebungseinflüsse und gar Emotionen reagieren, es hätte ein Gedächtnis und könne Information speichern. Andere wiederum sind davon überzeugt, bei Wasser handle es sich einfach um eine chemische Verbindung, die eine Formel habe: H20 … — mehr —


Im Prater blüh´n …

Duftinstallation / Smellscape

"Im Prater blüh´n wieder die Bäume", Duftinstallation im öffentlichen Raum

“Im Prater blüh´n wieder die Bäume”, MuseumQuartier

IM PRATER BLÜH´N WIEDER DIE BÄUME, Smellscape / scent installation, 2016
(In Prater the trees are blossoming again)

A project commissioned for Wir sind Wien-Festivals
Public Space, Vienna – in cooperation with: Kunst Haus Wien / Museum Hundertwasser, Historical Museum of Vienna, Museums Quarter Vienna, The Austrian Museum of Folk Life and Folk Art.

With „In Prater the trees are blossoming again “ Paul Divjak is focusing on the diversity of urban smell and the manipulation of our olfactory surroundings. Setting up temporary smellscapes (olfactory interventions) the artist is transferring odours of famous Vienna Prater (the Emperor´s former hunting grounds) into the very city center, and in front of several museums. The aroma of musty earth, woods, lime blossoms and lilac is to be experienced at urban locations, which usually are defined by the lack of any green.The audience is such invited into the realm of the sense of smell and to reflect everyday perceptions.
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Letztes Jahr in Jerusalem

Duftinstallation, Jüdisches Museum Hohenems

Jerusalem - Mahane Jehuda

Jerusalem – Mahane Jehuda Market

Smellscape / scent installation, 2015
Garden of the Jewish Museum, Hohenems
(In cooperation with the On-Site Art Festival)

With his smellscape Paul Divjak is stepping into an olfactory dialogue with the current exhibition at the Jewish Museum: „A Streetcar Named Desired“, which takes the visitors on a reflective journey through Jerusalem by following the route of tram number 1, crossing and connecting the various „Jerusalems“.
In „L´année dernière à Jersualem“ the artist is describing a stroll through the city of Jerusalem. Subjective memories concerning the sense of smell enfold a assiciative and symbolic bouquet of the Holy city, center of three religions. Such evoking the aura of the very place of different cultures.
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