Adam Papagan – Scent-o-Rama: A Smell Movie Experience

Despite being one our primary senses, scent is not usual associates with storytelling. In 2004 Febreeze introduced Scenctstories, a CD-player like device that plays smells instead of music. With names like “Wandering on the Beach” and “Exploring a Mountain Trail”, the idea was to transport users to another world using a predetermined sequence of smells.


Though the concept quickly faded into obscurity, the idea of using odors to form a narrative caught the attention of visual artist Adam Papagan. For his upcoming Coaxial residency Papagan (Virtual Reality Theme Park, The O.J. Tour) has expanded on the concept by adding audio and video to the original Scentstories discs. The program is presented in what Papagan has dubbed “low tech VR”, which incorporates elements such as space and temperature to create a truly immersive experience.


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    Hosted by the wulf. Join us for an evening of music for tuning forks, featuring works by: Erin Demastes Todd Lerew Liam Mooney Davy Sumner Erin Demastes presents "Resonance," for tuning forks and resonant objects. Erin…

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    R&D (NYC) The latest system from minds behind MAPS festival, Private Archive, and Compile.   JH1.FS3 JH1.FS3 is Frederikke Hoffmeier (Puce Mary) and Jesse Sanes (Liebestod). From their base in Los Angeles they are…

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      Greg Fox + Deradoorian (Improv Duo) Dylan Fujioka + Patrick Shiroishi (In The Womb) Andorkappen

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    7 into 3 An evening of 3 new improv groups made up of 7 fearless musicians. GE STINSON with MILLER WRENN on bass BRIAN CHRISTOPHERSON on drums The COLDWATER TRIO with BRUCE FRIEDMAN on trumpet…


Storefront Window installation of Josh Wilmarth’s Fame

Window Installation Fame by Josh Wilmarth on view now until January 29, 2018 Fame is an observation of perpetuated gender roles in mainstream media. widespread sexual chauvinism is explored through sculpture, video, and artifacts of temporal indication. Facebook RSVP      

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Become a Coaxial member for $5 a month!

This time of year is always time for reflection and planning. One thing that is always lingering over our heads is how we am going to come up with ways to raise money for Coaxial​ to stay open for another year.   Instead of crowdfunding we are trying a new

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Keyholders Needed

Coaxial Arts Foundation is looking for more artists to join our team by becoming a keyholder. We are an artist run organization that runs solely on volunteers. What that entitles is opening the space and running events such as video screenings, experimental music performances, multimedia events. etc. We schedule monthly

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