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Alex Rhys-Taylor (Goldsmith College) “Fried Chicken and Flat Whites: Olfactory Agents of Demographic Change” (video)

Alex Rhys-Taylor presented his work on the ways in which multisensory ambiences play into the socio-economic stratification of areas. Focusing on Whitechapel Road he contrasted the ways in which the sensory experiences of fried chicken shops and coffee shops cater for different social groups and the tensions that emerge around whose aesthetic codes are allowed to prevail in public spaces.

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