Primrose: Early Colour Photography in Russia at the Photographers Gallery

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Varvara Stepanova, Red Army Men, with photograph by Boris Ignatovich, for the magazine Abroad, 1930 Photomontage with cardboard and gouache

Varvara Stepanova, Red Army Men, with photograph by Boris Ignatovich, for the magazine Abroad, 1930 Photomontage with cardboard and gouache

Last Saturday I popped into the Photographers Gallery to check out the Primrose exhibition which detailed the use of colour in Russian photography.

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The Story of Scent with Thierry Wasser at Selfridges

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Last Thursday, 12th June, I had the pleasure as a member of The Perfume Society to attend a Q&A with Guerlain’s Head Perfumer, Thierry Wasser.  I have transcribed my audio recording of the Q&A for you to read below, but I am afraid it just does not do justice to what a privilege it was to hear Mr Wasser answer Jo Fairley’s questions with not only humor and wit that kept the audience engaged and laughing throughout the duration of the Q&A session, but also with real insight garnered from his experiences attained through his position at Guerlain.  I was really surprised at the lengths he goes to to expertly fulfill his role, and what I really loved was his pragmatic, common sense approach to it.

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