Ashraf Osman

Art Curator and Architect in Zurich, Switzerland

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Founder of Artinect, a consultancy that connects art and people, virtually and physically; co-founder of the Scent Culture Institute in Switzerland, a think-tank focusing on the cultural aspects of smell. Advisor of the Institute for Art and Olfaction in Los Angeles and a judge for the Experimental category of its Art and Olfaction Awards.

Registered Architect in the US, having practiced architecture for more than 10 years there, teaching Interdisciplinary Design Foundations at Philadelphia University. Currently curating a year-long Olfactory Exhibition series at Kunstmuseum Thun in Switzerland, and an upcoming traveling project, in partnership with Givaudan, titled Scents of Exile.

Born and raised in Lebanon, educated and experienced in the US, and now continuing the adventure in Switzerland. Always on the lookout for what’s next…

  • Education
    • Master of Advanced Studies, Curating ZHdK (Zurich, Switzerland)
    • Master of Architecture, Syracuse University (New York, USA)
    • Bachelor of Science, American University of Beirut (Lebanon)