Artistic CV


Klara Ravat
Lives and works in Berlin, Germany.

 

 


2018

 

December:

 

  • Love, care and hospitality piece at "it was a dream of a trip", SAFA Gallery Shanhai.

 

 

November:

 

  • Solo show: Polaroids, Institute for Art and Olfaction, Los Angeles, US.

  • Teaching at the ArtScience department, Royal Academy of Art, The Hague, Netherlands

 

October:

 

  • Teaching at the Industrial Design department, University of the Art and design, Halle, Germany.

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September:

 

  • Presentation of the Smell Lab working station at the Copenhagen Maker Festival, Copenhagen, Denmark.

 

August:

 

  • Scent Design for public sculptures by Weareoutofoffice, presented at RAUM Utrecht, The Netherlands.

  • Scent Design for the exhibition "Piedra Quemada" by Donna Huanca.

  • Smellwalk at Atlas Electronic Festival, Marrakech, Morocco.

  • Presentation of the Smell Lab at the BrainCity event, Touro College, Berlin, Germany.

  • Participation at the Signal&Noise workshop by MIT, Berlin, Germany.​

​July:​

  • Residency at Baltan Laboratories, Eindhoven, The Netherlands.

 

May:

 

  • Sniffing the extraterrestrial, ADAF, Athens, Greece.

  • Paisajes Olfativos, Workshop, HANGAR, Barcelona, Spain.

  • Scent Design Workshop, Duduà, Barcelona, Spain.

  • Collaboration with GEGEN, Nose Kink installation for Gegen Senses, Kit Kat Club, Berlin, Germany.

  • Sensing the Perfumer - Geza Schön, SomoS, Berlin Germany.

 

April:

 

  • Smell Walks, I LOVE SCIENCE FESTIVAL, Brussels, Belgium.

  • Sense of Smell Workshop, BOOZAR, Brussels, Belgium.

  • Open Smell Lab, MÜNCHNER SCIENCE & FICTION FESTIVAL – ART & SCIENCE, Munich, Germany.

  • Sniffing the extraterrestrial performance,  MÜNCHNER SCIENCE & FICTION FESTIVAL – ART & SCIENCE, Munich, Germany.

  • Production and curation of the EXPERIMENTAL SCENT SUMMIT, Swedenborg Society, London, UK.

  • Scent Design workshop, Mediamatic, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

 

 

February:

 

  • Production of Out of the Blue.

  • Perfume launch - Out of the Blue, WOW, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

  • Scent design workshop, Mediamatic, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

  • Smell Lab Meet Up, Scent&Space, Top Schiller Palais, Berlin, Germany.

  • Exploratory Scent design workshop, Prenzlauer Studio / Kunst-kollektiv, Berlin, Germany.

 

 

January:

 

  • Production&curation of the SCENT HACKATHON, Mediamatic, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

  • Exploratory scent design workshop, Prenzlauer Studio / kunst-kollektiv, Berlin, Germany.

 

 

 

2017

 

November:

 

  • Performance at Sense & Scensuality (Odorama), Mediamatic, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

  • Exploratory Scent Design, WOW, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

  • Production and installation show Interdependent - 'top/heart/bass' with Yudit van der Made And An3 van de Kuit, Back to the Future Festival, organized by the Filmwerkplaats, WORM, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

 

October:

 

  • Scent of Amsterdam Workshop, Mediamatic, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

  • Collaboration with the writer Han van der Vegt

  • Presentation of the collaboration with Han van der Vegt at Odorama: Perfumed Worlds, Mediamatic, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

  • Participatory performance, Unfolding the 3PD, De School, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

 

 

July:

 

  • Production of H O T  PA R K, Scent installation.

  • H O T  PA R K at PARK exhibition, Galerie im Turm, Berlin, Germany.

  • Smell Transplant N.2 Workshop, Mediamatic, The Netherlands.

 

June:

 

  • Smell Transplant N.1 Workshop, Mediamatic, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

  • Meet Klara Ravat (MeetUp), Mediamatic, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

  • Sense of Smell Workshop, Claus Porto, Porto, Portugal.

  • Design & Construction on a Smell Laboratory for Claus Porto Flagship store, Porto, Portugal.

 

 

May:

 

  • Kunst RAI 2017, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

  • Film Performance with Saaad, Klankvrom #1, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

  • Sniff Your Future, WOW Open AIRS, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

  • Co-Production of the Experimental Scent Summit with the Institute for Art and Olfaction, Berlin, Germany.

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  • Sense of Smell workshop at ADAF, Athens, Greece.

  • Smell Me, Smell You at Polytech Festival, Moscow, Russia.

 

 

April:

 

  • The Smell of Film Workshop, Filmwerkplaats, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

  • Meet Klara Ravat, Meet Up, Mediamatic, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

  • Production of the Scent N.1 for Nikki Hock YYOY Performance.

 

 

March:

 

  • Smell Lab #18

  • Artist talk at Odorama, Mediamatic, Amsterdam, NL.

  • Co-production Aroma Lab in collaboration with Mediamatic.

  • Aroma Lab preview, Mediamatic, Amsterdam, NL.

  • Pixel Jungle (AAFF tour) screening at Open City Cinema - Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada .

  • Pixel Jungle (AAFF tour) screening at Columbia College - Chicago, IL.

 

February:

  • Smell Lab Community showcase: Smell Games.

  • Production of Smell Gamble game.

  • Pixel Jungle screening (AAFF tour) at Texas Theatre - Dallas, TX.

  • Pixel Jungle screening (AAFF tour) at Speed Art Museum - Louisville, KY.

  • Pixel Jungle screening (AAFF tour) at Grand Illusion Theatre - Seattle, WA.

 

January:

  • Smell Lab #17.

  • Scent Design for an exhibition about Cito Paone (funder of Kiton) under the artistic direction of Angelo Flaccavento, Florence, Italy

 

 

 

2016

 

December:

  • The Scent of Color, screening at Filmhuis Cavia, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

  • Smell Lab #16.

  • Pixel Jungle Screening (AAFF tour) at Rhode Island School of Design - Providence, RI.

 

 

November:

  • The Scent of Color, screening at WORM.Filmwerkplaats, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

  • Workshop: Hack the body, Baltan Laboratories, Eindhoven, The Netherlands.

  • Smell Me Smell You by Smell Lab at the STATE Festival, Berlin, Germany.

  • smellScapes workshop at Spektrum, Berlin, Germany.

  • Smell Lab #15.

 

October:

  • Pixel Jungle screening at Jihlava IDFF, Czech Republic.

  • Eucariotic Punk Live performance (with Nenad Popov) at Spektrum, Berlin, Germany.

  • smellSCAPES workshop at Retune Festival, Berlin, Germany.

  • smellSACPES workshop for the introduction week University of Potsdam, Berlin, Germany.

  • Participation at the Science Hack, Berlin, Germany.

  • Smell Lab #14.

  • Pixel Jungle screening (AAFF tour) at Rice University - Houston, TX.

 

 

September:

  • Pixel Jungle screening at InnerSound Festival, Bucharest, Rumania.

  • Tactile cinema workshop at InnerSounds Festival, Bucharest, Rumania.

  • smellSCAPES performance at Odorama, Mediamatic, Amsterdam.

  • Smell Lab #13.

 

August:

  • Artist in residency Mediamatic, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

  • Music video for Hirsch & Eigner - Stalker / Swoop 7" on OUS records.

 

July:

  • Pixel Jungle Screening at Bains Argentiques (film labs meeting at Nantes) curated by Scott Fitzpatrick.

 

June:

  • Pixel Jungle Screening at Euro Mediterranean Arts, INDEPENDENT FILM SHOW 16a EDIZIONE, Napoli, Italy.

  • Pixel Jungle Screening at Analogue Recurring, London, UK.

  • Connected Smells by Smell Lab happening at Holz Kolhen Kocks.

 

April:

  • Curation/ organization Photo Play Series N.3 at Spektrum with Mark Street.

 

March:

  • Pixel Jungle Screening at Ann Arbour Film Festival, Ann Arbour, USA.

 

January:


• Collected Smells by Smell Lab installation at Spektrum, Berlin, Germany.
• Pixel Jungle screening part of the “A matter of visibility” film program, First Look 2016 Festival, Museum of the Moving Image, New York, US.

 

 

2015


 Pixel Jungle screening part of the Photo Chemical screening at the Cornwall Film Festival, UK.
• Monographic screening of my films at Goethe Institut Barcelona, Spain.
• Tief performance at Spektrum, Berlin, Germany.
• smellSCAPES performance, SDC project
,Synergi-o, Athens, Greece.
• Pixel Jungle screening, SDC project, Green Park, Athens, Greece.
• Experimentos
perceptivos, monographic screening, Cinema Anèmic#04, Espai ST3, Barcelona, Spain.
• Synthesis, Es
liegt• Over the dog days
was in der Luft - Duft in der Kunst, Museum Villa-Rot, Burgrieden, Germany.
,Diffraktion, Caligari Theater, Berlin, Germany.
• Petrichor, Dresdner Schmalfilm Tage, Dresden, Germany.
• Ai mi!, Taiwan Film Institute, Taiwan.
 

 

 

2014

 

 

Tief:


• Unrender, LEHRTER SIEBZEHN, Berlin germany.
• Laborberlin summer screening, Flutgraben, Berlin, Germany.

 

 

Transformation:

 

• Het Nuithuis, The Hague, Netherlands.
• Black hole cinematheque, Oakland, EE.UU.
• Black Box, Galeria de Minicipal
arte Pedro Paulo Vecchietti, Brasil.
•Diffraktion
, Villa Neukölln, Berlin, Germany.

 

Petrichor, Ausland, Berlin, Germany.

 

 

 

Eukariotic Punk, WOLF Cinema, 48h Neukölln, Berlin, Germany.

 

Ai mi!:


• S(8) Mostra de cinema Periferico, A Coruña, Spain.
• Tactile Cinema, Film Academy Master, 
Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Diffraktion, Villa Neukölln, Berlin, Germany.
• The Guest House, Cork, Irland.

 

Immerse, Riders of the cold exhibition, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

 

 


2013

 

 

Ai mi!:

 

Filmkoop, Wien, Austria.
• Dordrecht, The Netherlands.
• Kino Club, WORM, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

 

Synthesis:


• Blood,
• VROMm2.0, The Hague, The Netherlands.
• AVANS Communication and Media Design, Breda, The Netherlands.
Sweatand Tears, KABK, The Hague, The Netherlands.
• Spheres, Korzo Theater, The Hague, The Netherlands.

 

 

Over the dog days:

  • Sight of Sound, WORM, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

 

 

Drawn-Out:

 

• Athens VideoArt festival, Athens, Greece.

 

 

Eucariotic Punk:

 

• Sonic Acts Festival, Paradiso, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

 

 


2012

 

 

play! & Amsterdam:

 

PALM TOP THEATER, Japan media Arts Festival, Dortmunt, Germany.
Eucariotic Punk:
• Lighthouse Festival, Korzo Theater, The Hague, The Netherlands.
IMMERSE, Dark Side/Bright Side,
Creatif Warenhuis Hoop, The Hague, The Netherlands.

 

 

Ai mi!:

 

• WORM classiek, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
• Kunstvlaai, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

 


2011

 

play! & Amsterdam:

 

PALM TOP THEATER, V2, International Film Festival Rotterdam.

 


Workshops/Lectures

 

2018

 

Workshop: Scent Design, Mediamatic Amsterdam.

 

 

2017

 

Workshop: The Scents of Amsterdam, Mediamatic, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (September).

 

Workshop: The Smell of Film, Filmwerkplaats, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

 

Workshop: Sense of Smell, ADAF, Athens, Greece.

 

Workshop: The Scents of Amsterdam, Mediamatic, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

 

Artist talk at "Odorama: the lab edition", Mediamatic, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.


2016

 

Workshop: Hack the body, Baltan Laboratories, Eindhoven, The Netherlands.

 

Workshop: , Spektrum, Berlin, Germany.smellSCAPES

 

Workshop: , Retune Festival, Berlin, Germany.smellSCAPES

 

Workshop: Sense of Smell, Project Week University of Potsdam, Berlin, Germany.

 

Workshop: Tactile Cinema, InnerSound Festival, Bucharest, Rumania.

 

Workshop: The Scents of Amsterdam, Mediamatic, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

 

Lighting Talk: Science Hack Day, Berlin, Germany.

 

Artist Talk: Art+Distillation, Mediamatic, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

 

 

2015


Artist Talk at Scope Sessions, Panke, Berlin, Germany.


Public Talk, Round Table Discussion at Omonia, Athens Biennale Speaker Series, Athens, Greece.


Artist Talk at Nova Iskra, Belgrade, Serbia.


2014


Workshop: Introduction to analogue film developing methods (color reversal), Laborberlin, Berlin, Germany.


Workshop: Introduction to analogue film developing methods (b&w reversal), Laborberlin, Berlin, Germany.


2013


Artist Talk: lecture on my research for my piece Syntehsis, AVANS Communication and Media Design Academy, Breda, The Netherlands.

 


Publications


• Contribution with an excerpt of "Forgetting F" to Carrer Woman - Holz kolhen koks.
Catalogue exhibition There's Something in the Air! ¬ Scent in Art. Editor: Dr. Stefanie Dathe and Hoenes-Stiftung, 2015.
• Contribution (about my piece Synthesis) to the publication sense of smell by: Marcel van Brakel, Wander Eikelboom, Frederik Duerinck a.o.ISBN: 978-94-92051-00-4.
• Immerse by Klara Ravat. Photography. The Netherlands, 2013. http://issuu.com/klararavat/docs/immerse_2013_online

 


Awards/Residencies

 

2016-2017: 3Package-Deal AFK for "Bio-Art", with the support of Mediamatic, Waag Society and VU Amsterdam.

2016: Humans Sound like Apes Best Design & Audience Award, Science Hack Day, Berlin, Germany.

2016: Smell Lab/Spektrum support by the Senatskanzlei - Kulturelle Angelegenheiten / Spartenübergreifende Förderung künstlerischer und kultureller Projekte, Berlin, Germany.

 

27 - 9 September 2016 Mediamatic, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
8 - 22 December 2015 MultiMadeira, Madeira, Portugal.
9 - 27 September 2015 Sound Development City - Belgrade/Athens.

 


Collectives


Laborberlin (member), Berlin, Germany.
Filmwerkplaats Rotterdam (member), Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

 

 

Initiatives

 

Smell Lab (Founder),  Berlin, Germany.

 

 

 

 Education

 

2011 Psychology studies at UOC (Open University of Catalonia).

http://www.uoc.edu

 

2009 – 2013  ArtScience bachelor at the Royal Academy of Art, The Hague, The Netherlands.

 

2009 – 2013 16mm film workshops at WORM, Rotterdam, The Netherlands:

  • The phenomenological hantus apparatus by Robert Todd

  • The Edge of Film by Tomonari Nishikawa

  • Thoughphotography

  • Expanded Cinema by Guy Sherwin and Lyn Loo

  • Today’s movies not yesterday’s by Reinhart Cosaert 

  • DIY 16mm Pinhole Film Camera 

  • Makino Takashi – Noise Film

  • Martha Colburn – Animation

 

2008 – 09 Post grade in Coolhunting: qualitative trend research at the Communication University Blanquerna, Ramon Llull, Barcelona, Spain.

 

2008 Documentary Video Edition workshop, image department, at the Barcelona Fine Arts University (UB).

 

2008 Poor Photography workshop at Barcelona Fine Arts University (Bellas Artes, UB).

 

2004-2007 1rst and 2nd bachelor course Medicine school, UAB (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona).

 

2003-2004: 2º Secondary school: Escuela Prat.

 

1998- 2002: IES Angeleta Ferrer i Sensat.

 

 

 

Olfactory Artist and Experimental Filmmaker

klararavat@gmail.com

BERLIN  

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