Jeannene Przyblyski’s career as a conceptual artist has defied easy categorization. But one could distill her style and approach to her craft by looking at a potion she created from the smells of San Francisco street – one that included the blended scents of fog, wood and street – that she sold as a perfume called “Urban Essence”.
It was one of many concept and performance art acts that Przyblyski created as part of the Bureau of Urban Secrets, which she described as “an unprofitable think tank that practices history as art. public. He asks people how things in the city can be art if you look at them the right way. »