ACCIDENT

ACCIDENT

Accident - a limited edition perfume and artwork by Austin Young in collaboration with Brent Leonesio and Saskia Wilson- Brown.

Base Notes: Gasoline vapor, Perfume spilled down a bucket seat, Safety glass, A smoking tire, A last minute dab of face powder, The smell of a mechanic.
Concept: Austin Young, Brent Leonesio, Saskia Wilson-Brown for The Institute for Art and Olfaction

Accident- an opportunity to smell better.

USTIN YOUNG TEAMED UP WITH ENTERTAINER PAR EXCELLENCE DEVEN GREEN TO SHOOT A UNIQUE SPOOF OF GLAMOROUS PERFUME COMMERCIALS. THE RESULT IS AS ODD AND IRREVERENT AS THE TWO COLLABORATORS, THEMSELVES.

video by Austin Young featuring Deven Green

Austin Young's perfume 'Accident' by Brent Leonesio Accident is a collaboration of Austin Young, Brent Leonesio, and The Institute for Art and Olfaction

music by The Heathers hair and makeup by David Marvel

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ACCIDENT- AN OPPORTUNITY TO SMELL BETTER.

ACCIDENT- AN OPPORTUNITY TO SMELL BETTER.

Accident - a limited edition perfume and artwork by Austin Young in collaboration with Brent Leonesio and Saskia Wilson- Brown.

Base Notes: Gasoline vapor, Perfume spilled down a bucket seat, Safety glass, A smoking tire, A last minute dab of face powder, The smell of a mechanic.
Concept: Austin Young, Brent Leonesio, Saskia Wilson-Brown for The Institute for Art and Olfaction
Perfume: Brent Leonesio
Photography and Video: Austin Young
Bottle Photography: The Institute for Art and Olfaction
Bottle Manufacturing: Austin Young, Brent Leonesio, Saskia Wilson-Brown – based on the visual style of Austin Young
Art Marketing Strategy: Austin Young
Logo & Graphic Design: Micah Hahn at AutumnSeventy
Models: Squeaky Blonde, Deven Green, The Infamous Boom Boom, Tammie Brown Special Thanks to: Micah Hahn, Lenora Claire, O. Berk Bottles, and the marvelous Addie.

This project was based on and inspired by the visual artwork of artist and provocateur Austin Young and the scent work of perfumer Brent Leonesio. It was a collaboration between Young, Leonesio and Wilson-Brown for The Institute for Art and Olfaction. A special thanks to all of them for information and images.

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  YOUR FACE HERE    FALLEN FRUIT    TRANIMAL WORKSHOP    ACCIDENT- PERFUME    EXHIBITIONS    TBD- MUSICAL PLAY    VIDEOS/FILMS    PORTRAITS    DRAG AND GENDER    COMMISSIONS    BIO AND CONTACT    INTERVIEWS/PRESS   © 2004-2013 AUSTIN YOUNG.  ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.    SITE BY  THOM MEREDITH DESIGN   ACCIDENT- AN OPPORTUNITY TO SMELL BETTER.    THE INSTITUTE FOR ART AND OLFACTION IS TEAMED UP WITH AUSTIN YOUNG FOR A VERY TRANSFORMATIVE COLLABORATION, UNLEASHING THE OLFACTORY PROWESS OF LOS ANGELES BASED PERFUMER BRENT LEONESIO TO CREATE A NEW EDITION OF PERFUME.  ‘ACCIDENT’, A LIMITED RUN OF 100 X 40ML BOTTLES, IS DESIGNED TO SERVE AS AN OLFACTORY COUNTERPOINT TO – AND INTERPRETATION OF – YOUNG’S VIDEO AND PHOTO WORK.  TOGETHER, THE TWO PARTS WILL MAKE A VERY TRANSGRESSIVE WHOLE.  THIS IS NOT QUITE BUSINESS AS USUAL: SOME TRANSFORMATIONS GIVE YOU MORE THAN YOU BARGAINED FOR.   ‘ACCIDENT’ IS AVAILABLE HERE  AND AT  OTHERWILD  IN ECHO PARK.  THE COMMERCIAL STARRING DEVEN GREEN:    AUSTIN YOUNG TEAMED UP WITH ENTERTAINER PAR EXCELLENCE DEVEN GREEN TO SHOOT A UNIQUE SPOOF OF GLAMOROUS PERFUME COMMERCIALS. THE RESULT IS AS ODD AND IRREVERENT AS THE TWO COLLABORATORS, THEMSELVES.  VIDEO BY AUSTIN YOUNGSTARRING DEVEN GREENMUSIC BY THE HEATHERS HAIR AND MAKEUP BY DAVID MARVEL GRAPHIC DESIGN BY MICAH HAHN    ABOUT THE INSTITUTE FOR ART AND OLFACTION  ARTANDOLFACTION.COM  THE INSTITUTE FOR ART AND OLFACTION ADVANCES PUBLIC AND ARTISTIC ENGAGEMENT WITH SCENT. WE DO THIS BY PROVIDING PUBLIC EDUCATION PROGRAMS, BUILDING AN ARCHIVE OF CONTEMPORARY SCENT RELEASES, OFFERING A RESIDENCY-BASED LABORATORY FOR CROSS-DISCIPLINE EXPERIMENTATION, AND BY INCITING INNOVATION AND COLLABORATION BETWEEN PERFUMERS, SCIENTISTS, ARTISTS AND OTHER CREATIVE PRACTITIONERS. THROUGH THESE EFFORTS, WE EXTEND THE WORLD OF SCENT BEYOND ITS TRADITIONAL BOUNDARIES OF APPRECIATION AND USE.    ABOUT BRENT LEONESIO  SMELLBENT.COM   BRENT LEONESIO IS AN ARTIST, PERFUMER AND THE CREATOR OF THE INDIE SCENT-MAKER SMELL BENT. BRENT’S CAREER BEGAN AFTER STUDYING ART AND ART HISTORY AT SARAH LAWRENCE COLLEGE. HE HONED HIS AESTHETIC WHILE WORKING IN THE FASHION INDUSTRY, DESIGNING CLOTHING AND ACCESSORIES FOR THE BRAND 12TH STREET BY CYNTHIA VINCENT. WHILE PURSUING A CAREER IN THE WORLD OF DESIGN, BRENT DISCOVERED HIS PASSION FOR PERFUME. WITHIN A FEW YEARS, HE BECAME A MAN OBSESSED – READING, SNIFFING AND EVEN TINKERING ON HIS OWN PROJECTS. IN 2009, FACING THE CLOSING OF THE COMPANY FOR WHICH HE’D BEEN WORKING, BRENT DECIDED TO SEIZE AN OPPORTUNITY AND CREATED HIS OWN BUSINESS. HE BEGAN SMELL BENT WITH LITTLE MORE THAN HIS UNEMPLOYMENT CHECKS AND A PLAYFUL DREAM. BUT SMELL BENT PROVED TO BE MORE THAN A DREAM, AND HIS PASSION PROJECT SOON BECAME HIS CAREER. SINCE THEN, BRENT’S WORK HAS FOUND AN AUDIENCE ON A GLOBAL SCALE. HIS WHIMSICAL SCENTS HAVE MADE FANS BOTH ON THE INTERNET AND IN THE RETAIL MARKET, AND HIS WORK HAS GROWN TO ENCOMPASS FINE FRAGRANCE, GALLERY WORK, ARTISTIC COLLABORATIONS, CUSTOM AND COMMERCIAL FORMULATIONS, TEACHING AND RECENTLY, THE CREATION OF A SMELL BENT COMIC BOOK.

YOUR FACE HERE

FALLEN FRUIT

TRANIMAL WORKSHOP

ACCIDENT- PERFUME

EXHIBITIONS

TBD- MUSICAL PLAY

VIDEOS/FILMS

PORTRAITS

DRAG AND GENDER

COMMISSIONS

BIO AND CONTACT

INTERVIEWS/PRESS

© 2004-2013 AUSTIN YOUNG.
ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

SITE BY
THOM MEREDITH DESIGN

ACCIDENT- AN OPPORTUNITY TO SMELL BETTER.

THE INSTITUTE FOR ART AND OLFACTION IS TEAMED UP WITH AUSTIN YOUNG FOR A VERY TRANSFORMATIVE COLLABORATION, UNLEASHING THE OLFACTORY PROWESS OF LOS ANGELES BASED PERFUMER BRENT LEONESIO TO CREATE A NEW EDITION OF PERFUME.
‘ACCIDENT’, A LIMITED RUN OF 100 X 40ML BOTTLES, IS DESIGNED TO SERVE AS AN OLFACTORY COUNTERPOINT TO – AND INTERPRETATION OF – YOUNG’S VIDEO AND PHOTO WORK.

TOGETHER, THE TWO PARTS WILL MAKE A VERY TRANSGRESSIVE WHOLE.

THIS IS NOT QUITE BUSINESS AS USUAL: SOME TRANSFORMATIONS GIVE YOU MORE THAN YOU BARGAINED FOR.

‘ACCIDENT’ IS AVAILABLE HERE AND AT OTHERWILD IN ECHO PARK.

THE COMMERCIAL STARRING DEVEN GREEN:

AUSTIN YOUNG TEAMED UP WITH ENTERTAINER PAR EXCELLENCE DEVEN GREEN TO SHOOT A UNIQUE SPOOF OF GLAMOROUS PERFUME COMMERCIALS. THE RESULT IS AS ODD AND IRREVERENT AS THE TWO COLLABORATORS, THEMSELVES.

VIDEO BY AUSTIN YOUNGSTARRING DEVEN GREENMUSIC BY THE HEATHERS
HAIR AND MAKEUP BY DAVID MARVEL
GRAPHIC DESIGN BY MICAH HAHN

ABOUT THE INSTITUTE FOR ART AND OLFACTION
ARTANDOLFACTION.COM
THE INSTITUTE FOR ART AND OLFACTION ADVANCES PUBLIC AND ARTISTIC ENGAGEMENT WITH SCENT. WE DO THIS BY PROVIDING PUBLIC EDUCATION PROGRAMS, BUILDING AN ARCHIVE OF CONTEMPORARY SCENT RELEASES, OFFERING A RESIDENCY-BASED LABORATORY FOR CROSS-DISCIPLINE EXPERIMENTATION, AND BY INCITING INNOVATION AND COLLABORATION BETWEEN PERFUMERS, SCIENTISTS, ARTISTS AND OTHER CREATIVE PRACTITIONERS. THROUGH THESE EFFORTS, WE EXTEND THE WORLD OF SCENT BEYOND ITS TRADITIONAL BOUNDARIES OF APPRECIATION AND USE.

ABOUT BRENT LEONESIO
SMELLBENT.COM

BRENT LEONESIO IS AN ARTIST, PERFUMER AND THE CREATOR OF THE INDIE SCENT-MAKER SMELL BENT. BRENT’S CAREER BEGAN AFTER STUDYING ART AND ART HISTORY AT SARAH LAWRENCE COLLEGE. HE HONED HIS AESTHETIC WHILE WORKING IN THE FASHION INDUSTRY, DESIGNING CLOTHING AND ACCESSORIES FOR THE BRAND 12TH STREET BY CYNTHIA VINCENT. WHILE PURSUING A CAREER IN THE WORLD OF DESIGN, BRENT DISCOVERED HIS PASSION FOR PERFUME. WITHIN A FEW YEARS, HE BECAME A MAN OBSESSED – READING, SNIFFING AND EVEN TINKERING ON HIS OWN PROJECTS. IN 2009, FACING THE CLOSING OF THE COMPANY FOR WHICH HE’D BEEN WORKING, BRENT DECIDED TO SEIZE AN OPPORTUNITY AND CREATED HIS OWN BUSINESS. HE BEGAN SMELL BENT WITH LITTLE MORE THAN HIS UNEMPLOYMENT CHECKS AND A PLAYFUL DREAM. BUT SMELL BENT PROVED TO BE MORE THAN A DREAM, AND HIS PASSION PROJECT SOON BECAME HIS CAREER. SINCE THEN, BRENT’S WORK HAS FOUND AN AUDIENCE ON A GLOBAL SCALE. HIS WHIMSICAL SCENTS HAVE MADE FANS BOTH ON THE INTERNET AND IN THE RETAIL MARKET, AND HIS WORK HAS GROWN TO ENCOMPASS FINE FRAGRANCE, GALLERY WORK, ARTISTIC COLLABORATIONS, CUSTOM AND COMMERCIAL FORMULATIONS, TEACHING AND RECENTLY, THE CREATION OF A SMELL BENT COMIC BOOK.

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