Bealtaine At Home: Of Scent and Song with Ceara Conway, Erin Quinn and Caro Verbeek


Bealtaine At Home: Of Scent and Song with Ceara Conway, Erin Quinn and Caro Verbeek Date/Time
Date(s) - 28/05/2021
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm






A fascinating discussion on music, scent, art and memory with artist Ceara Conway, Erin Quinn perfumer and Caro Verbeek olfactory historian.

This event accompanies the Bealtaine Festival Commission How Are You? by artist and vocalist Ceara Conway, commissioned by Age & Opportunity, as part of the Bealtaine Festival 2021 and presented in association with Family Carers Ireland.

A fascinating live discussion on the converging worlds of music, scent, art and memory with Ceara Conway visual artist and vocalist, Erin Quinn perfumer and Dr. Caro Verbeek embedded researcher of olfactory heritage at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.

How Are You? is a new scent artwork by acclaimed visual artist and vocalist Ceara Conway designed in collaboration with olfactory artist Erin Quinn. How Are You? was created in response to Viriditas*, a recent album of contemporary and traditional healing songs by Ceara Conway, originally commissioned by Galway University Hospitals & Saolta University Health Care Group for Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture.

As part of Bealtaine at Home 2021, Age & Opportunity in association with Family Carers Ireland, will send a sensory artwork to over 200 family carers aged 50+ caring for older relatives at home. Each package will contain a specially commissioned scent artwork, a link to Ceara’s Viriditas album and an invitation to attend this event ‘Of Scent and Song’.


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