Pick Up Styx is an intimate performance work that invites the audience to participate in a dialogue enquiring into the cyphers of various perfume that have been designed for love and happiness from 2001 to 2008, the tim of the 'War on Terror'. Olfactory elements have been introduced into a tabletop game, which is played by two or more people who engage in a dialogue while playing the game. The work is about understanding the meaning encapsulated in olfactory information signals which are being transmitted by our perfumed and deodorised bodies. Could we better understand our times if we could navigate the past 8 years by smell? 

Pick Up Styx Invitation to Dialogue: The sound of the voices activates text from World Events between the years of 2001 and 2008. The audience are invited to participate in a dialogue enquiring into the cyphers of various perfumes created for love since 2001. Read more : raewynturner.co.nz