Silke Felber & Alanna Lynch: “Intervening (with) Smells”

Performance June 20th, 2024 @ 6pm

Following Silke Felber’s lecture on Nov. 23rd, 2023

Freie Universität Berlin
SFB 1512 Intervenierende Künste, Seminarraum, Grunewaldstr. 34, 12165 Berlin

Geruchslandschaften, Workshop (DE)

OSTEN Festival,

Bitterfeld-Wolfen, Germany

June 2nd, 2024 @ 3 – 5:30pm

Conjuring Stench

Smell workshop with Lyndsey Walsh

Part of the Matter of Flux Festival

Prinzenallee 58, 13559, Berlin

June 17th, 2023 2-5pm

Catalogue Launch

Triologie des Un-Heimlichen

Galerie Historischer Keller

Carl-Schurz-Str. 49/51, Berlin, Germany

June 7th, 2023


Journal of Critical Race Inquiry

Intimate Orientations

Vol. 10 No. 1, May 8, 2023

Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada

Reciprocity Muscles

April 20th – May 26th, 2023

Fichteststraße 2, 10967 Berlin

Curated by Deniz Kirkali & Amelie Wedel

Fragile Soil, Fertile Souls

December 14th, 2022 – March 3rd, 2023

United Nations System Staff College

Turin, Italy

Curated by Giulia Colletti

Holy Children

Museo del Hongo

Berlin, Germany

Sept. 2-17, 2022

Opening, Sept. 2 @ 7pm, Kastanian Projektraum, Boppstraße 2
Opening, Sept. 3 @ 2pm, Institüt für alles Möglich, Ackerstraße 18

Gut Feelings and Interoceptive Touch.

Multimodality & Society, 2(3): 213-220. Special issue on Touch, SAGE Publishing. 2022.

chthonic spoil

Project Space, Banff Centre for the Arts

Banff, Canada

July 9-13, 2022

Organized by Jenine Marsh

Material Transformations

Residency at the Banff Centre, Alberta, Canada

June 13 – July 15, 2022


Solo exhibition at Galerie Historischer Keller

Carl-Schurz-Str. 49/51, Berlin, Germany

Part III of the Triology of the Uncanny

Curated by Kira Dell and Laura Seidel

May 26th – July 10th 2022

Zeitraum für Zweifel

TOP e.V.

Schillerpromenade 4

Berlin, Germany

Opening April 3rd, 2022 @ 5pm

Dissident Matter

Solo exhibition at Modul Gallery

Kersnikova Institute

Ljubljana, Slovenia

Nov. 25 – Dec. 10, 2021

Workshop at CIPke

Kersnikova Institute

Ljubljana, Slovenia

Nov. 22 – 24, 2021

(Un-) Heimliche Finissage

with contributions by Ekaterina Burlyga und Lara Wehrs, Rosanna Graf, Alanna Lynch, Zen Xen
Curated by Kira Dell and Laura Seidel

October 31, 2021, from 4pm
Galerie Historischer Keller, Carl-Schurz-Str. 49/51

Culture² is hosting their first conference
on community science, creative biology, and ancestral knowledge
Aug 28 & 29, 2021

I will be presenting my research project Dissident Matter

Olfactory Art and the Political in an Age of Resistance

My chapter “Malodors and Miasmas: The Political Potential of Working with Smell”

Edited by Debra Riley Parr & Gwenn-Ael Lynn
Published by Routledge

The Forage

Sculpture route in Moabit, Berlin, Germany
Curated by Æ Project

May 13-16, 2021

Roundtable: Olfactory Art and the Political

Uncommon Senses III conference
Concordia University, Montreal, Canada

May 6 – 9, 2021

Fermenting Feminism (Hunter’s Moon)

New publication from the 2018 gathering of Fermenting Feminism in Copenhagen, curated by Lauren Fournier in collaboration with the Laboratory for Aesthetics & Ecology.


Taboo-Transgression-Transcendence in Art & Science conference

“Volatile Effluvia: ‘Bad’ Smells as Resistance”

University of Applied Arts Vienna, Austria
November 26-28, 2020

Musings: Stories with food, feminism, and fermentation

I wrote a text about one of my stinky performances.

The entire publication can be found here


Artist Talk

Access Gallery

Vancouver, Canada

October 26th, 2 – 4 pm, 2019

Fermenting Feminism

Access Gallery

Vancouver, Canada

September 14 – October 26, 2019

Curated by Lauren Fournier

Andrea Creamer, Eleonora Edreva & Leo Williams, Alanna Lynch, Sarah Nasby, Walter Scott, and Christine Tien Wang

1000 Ecologies

Le Commun, Bâtiment d’Art Contemporain

Geneva, Switzerland

September 9 – October 10, 2019

Whose Museum podcast

I’m on episode 2 talking about smells and the recent exhibition at KRETS in Malmö with Maria Waehrens!

Listen to the episode here

Queens Collective Residency

Marrakech, Morrocco

June 2019

Thanks to the Berlin Art Prize!

Gather Here Together

Whose Museum x KRETS: Alanna Lynch & Maria Wæhrens

KRETS, Malmö, Sweden

May 4 – June 2, 2019 — Opening May 4th, 5 – 8pm

In residence at Whose Museum

April 23 – May 6, 2019


Malmö, Sweden

Emotional Agent

my text for the Berlin Art Prize Reader

on stink bombs and the potential of smell

Residency at Utopiana

Geneva, Switzerland

February – April, 2019

More information

We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts.
Nous remercions le Conseil des arts du Canada de son soutien.

Artist talk: Vulnerable and Resistant

NexUs Culture, Patan, Nepal

January 6th, 2019 @ 4pm

More information

Hands.on.matter: Fermentation and Kombucha, Berlin, Germany

December 17th, 2018 @ 7pm

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fermenting feminism (Hunter’s Moon)

October 24-25, 2018
Medical Museion, Copenhagen, Denmark

curated by Lauren Fournier & Laboratory for Aesthetics and Ecology

More information

©André Wunstorf

Berlin Art Prize Winners:

Monika Grabuschnigg, Alanna Lynch & Doireann O´Malley

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Berlin Art Prize

Exhibition of the nominated artists

Opening: August 31st, 2018

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Sticky Feelings

Solo Exhibition: April 27 – May 25, 2018

La Centrale Powerhouse Gallery

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

More information

Viscous Bodies

Sarah Hermanutz & Alanna Lynch

Art Laboratory Berlin

March 24 – May 13, 2018

More information

Nonhuman Agents in Art, Culture and Theory, Interdisciplinary Conference

24-26 November, 2017

Art Laboratory Berlin

Entire conference available online

Residency at Utopiana

Geneva, Switzerland

October 3-18, 2017

Nonhuman Agents at Berlin Art Week

Presentation of works by Alanna Lynch, Margherita Pevere, Theresa Schubert, Sarah Hermanutz
at Art Laboratory Berlin

September 4th, 7-11pm
September 15th-17th, 1-4pm

Gut Feelings

at Art Laboratory Berlin as part of the Nonhuman Agents Series.

June 18th, 2017

I’ll be presenting a performative lecture and workshop
More information

I’m teaching this semester at Kunsthochschule Weißensee in the Foundation program.

On May 4th, 2017, I’m giving artist talk as part of the overall semester theme on Othering

My paper “Disgust and the Fear of Contagion” is published in the e-book

Proceedings of the Interdisciplinary Conference “Taboo – Transgression – Transcendence in Art & Science 2016”, Ionian University, 2017.

The full proceedings can be downloaded here, my chapter starts on p. 414



Fraud, Fake and Fame – Goldrausch 2016
October 1–16, 2016
Opening: Friday, September 30, 2016, 7 pm
St. Johannes-Evangelist
Auguststraße 90, 10117 Berlin

As part of the exhibition I will be performing two separate works, on Oct. 6 and 16

Full program here


I will be performing at Tempting Failure, International Festival of Performance and Noise Art in London, UK,

July 21-29, 2016

More info here

Conference poster

I will be presenting my work in a talk “Disgust and the Fear of Contagion” at the

Taboo-Transgression-Transcendence in Art and Science Conference

at the 10th Audiovisual Arts Festival at Ionian University in Corfu Greece,

May 20 – 22, 2016

Montag Modus still

I will be showing my installation Potentials at the next

Montag Modus, at the Collegium Hungaricum in Berlin,

on Monday, April 4th, 2016.