Arianna Khmelniuk an olfactory artist, antidisciplinary researcher, founder of the Zapah_lab, currently based in Atlanta. Secondary education was received in the field of theater directing (2008). Recipient of Distinguished Fellowship stipend and free The Hambidge Center for the Creative Arts and Sciences residence participation (2018). Duo exhibition “Phantoms and Soft Time” at Swan Coach House Gallery with Wihro Kim, curated by Iman Person / Qualia Projects (2019). Recipient of year-long The Hughley Artist Fellowship and participant of the group show “Controlled Burn” at MOCA GA (2019).
Founded in 2015 ZAPAH_lab are an Atlanta based multidisciplinary art and science site-specific and research-based project dedicated to push future possibilities of scent in art context, media- and communication design that open up from a better understanding of ourselves and the environment.
Zapah (запах - 'zapakh') means "smell" in the Slavic languages.
The project produce trainings of olfactory experience through an art installations, smellscape walks, creative collaborations, conceptual design of air, drinks and food. Each blend is developed with the utmost care.
For collaborations and enquiries contact by email: firstname.lastname@example.org