Perfume Portrait #3 – Joanne McClellan

Joanne McClellan EDT 50ml


Hold on to your hats, it’s Pandora’s Box! Although, sensitive to the idea of tradition and our ancestors, this rendition of Pandora’s box is true to the historical virtues of an undecorated and weathered urn. With a palpably crafted feel that considers the nature of human existence, this fragrance gifts us the opportunity to question the morals and implications of mythology in relation to ourselves.


This fragrance considers creative processes themselves; placing several concepts within a vessel, filtering them via the act of spraying then communicating them through scent. Frankincense and Lavender are prone to pre-conception and are steeped in history, Cherry and Red Thyme bristle with colour and offer conceptual leverage.

This fragrance was created by interpreting and investigating a response to the question ‘Why do you make art?’ If you are an artist (in the broadest sense of the word) I would love to her your response to the question too, as it will enable me to create a perfume portrait that captures the essence of your creative persona. These perfumes will be on display at Bank Street Arts, Sheffield, early next year. 

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