Performative Perfumery is a DIY perfume blending kit that allows people to mix scents according to personality traits and qualities they wish to project on to others.
Through the medium of perfumery, this speculative design projects aims to provide individuals with a tool for instigating active and positive self initiated reinvention and improvement. A convincing performance is vital to forming one’s belief in all matters and a firm belief is paramount to the success of a performance. In the case of individuals wanting to change themselves for the better, it only makes ‘scents’ to put two and two together in order to achieve a more credible outcome.
This is a mini video documentation of the blending process in action performed by various individuals as well as a record of their colourful and distinct endeavours.
CC Music - 'Numbers' by Mark Nine