Swiss hill of Singapore, a home away from home
Fresh mountain air is commodified on site but can also be compressed, bottled and sold online.
“High mountains are a feeling”  while smell can be a rarefied, esoteric experience.
Is our vocabulary able to describe the fifth sense?
Tigers no longer infest Bukit Timah. Wilderness has been contained.
Different names once referred to those slopes: Hill of the Temak Trees, High Hill, Ghost Hill, or even Monte
Rosa.  Collective heritage is curated. Memory is edited.
Side narratives. Shifted geographies. Forgotten layers of time have rendered the landscape.
A place where “the grass was greener, the light was brighter, when friends surrounded”. 
Land has been claimed and forms have been infused with a different identity.
The smell of a place. Crisp and humid.
Memory and imagination as smell.
 Lord Byron Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage (Canto 3, stanza 72)
 Monte Rosa is the second highest mountain in the Alps (Western Europe)
 Pink Floyd, High Hopes, in The Division Bell albuS
A research project and a scent created in August 2018 in Singapore
With the support of LASALLE and Givaudan