The clinician behind the interactive ‘Science of Sight’ experience, Dr Mariya Moosajee, hoped the sensory pieces on display, taken from the Blind Art collection at Moorfields Eye Hospital, would help to “promote tactile art” and artworks based on smell and sound. Some of the more interesting exhibits I came across on my visit to the exhibition were a giant red blood cell, whose crescent-like shape could be examined by feeling its smooth velvet-like form, and a set of small, light-weight cardboard boxes that, upon opening, emitted soothing scents such as coconut, cinnamon and rose.

Source: Multisensory art the focus of exhibition at London’s Science Museum | OphthalmologyTimes

Random sensory quotes

If I had my life to live over again, I would have made a rule to read some poetry and listen to some music at least once every week.

— Charles Darwin