Odourant, single channel video, 6:51 min, 2018.

Kayla Polan creates an infomercial for her product line "Odourant," a personal repellent that temporarily protects against uncomfortable situations.

Performed, Directed, Written, Edited: Kayla Polan
Camera/lighting: Michael Mandarano
Scents for products: Brennan Michael
3D Animation "Binds with Your Skin Molecules": Jonathan Carroll
3D Animation "Works Through Windows & Walls": Alisson Escobar

Performers:
Bad Date: Aya Nadar, Pascale Behrman. Sponsored by Hale Coffee
Party: Paisley Hood-Passmore, Arjun Coen, Amanda Hornbrook, Steven Ramses, Katya Romanova, Jake Carruthers, Justus Buenaflor, Sean Sandusky, Zach Atticus, Olive Joiner, Miles Sharp
Business Meeting: Pascale Behrman, Alisson Escobar, Duncan Gibson-Lockhart, Ben Hartley, Samsom Marchand, Daniel McCormack
Bath tub of Messy Cream: Pascale Behrman
Supersize Odourant: Kierin Hayes
User testimonials: Farihah Shah, Jery Ropson, Graeme Patterson, Sean Sandusky

Installation view at Struts and Faucet New Media Centre,
April 2018

Odourant products in collaboration with perfumer Brennan Michael

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