"Beyond Words: Gender and the Aesthetics of Communication"
This conference, presented by the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University, explores the aesthetics of communication, focusing particularly on how we communicate through the body—how we make ourselves look and smell, move and sound. Spotlighting diverse topics to probe how bodily communication engages the senses in ways that are often profoundly gendered.
TATTOOS AND PERFUME
Chandler Burr (4:28), Author, The Emperor of Scent: A True Story of Perfume and Obsession (Random House, 2002) and The Perfect Scent: A Year Inside the Perfume Industry in Paris and New York (Picador, 2009); Former Perfume Critic, T: The New York Times Style Magazine
Dominique Holmes (18:51), Tattoo Artist; Author, The Painted Lady: The Art of Tattooing the Female Body (Ryland Peters & Small, 2013)
Moderator: Diana Sorensen RI '11, James F. Rothenberg Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures and Professor of Comparative Literature, Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences
PANEL DISCUSSION (33:19)
AUDIENCE Q&A (41:31)