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The Third Annual Art and Olfaction Awards ceremony took place on Saturday May 7, 2016, at Hammer Museum, in Los Angeles. Emceed by Zackary Drucker, the award ceremony was open to the public, and free to attend.

Watch the ceremony in its entirety in the playback of the livestream, right here.
See images from the event, right here.

THE WINNERS AND FINALISTS

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Incendo,
by La Curie (USA) – Learn more
Miyako, by Auphorie (Malaysia) – Learn more

WINNERS: INDEPENDENT
Bat,
by Zoologist Perfumes with Ellen Covey (Canada/USA) – Learn more
Néa, by Jul et Mad Paris with Luca Maffei (France/Italy) – Learn more

WINNER: SADAKICHI AWARD FOR EXPERIMENTAL WORK WITH SCENT
Century’s Breath
, by Cat Jones (Australia) – Learn more

FINALISTS: ARTISAN

Albino (A Study in White), by DSH Perfumes (USA) – Learn more
Bird of Paradise, by Thorn & Bloom Perfume (USA) – Learn more
Cape Cod Wild Beach Rose, by Nomaterra (USA) – Learn more
Love for 3 Oranges, by Aether Arts Perfumes (USA) – Learn more
Musk Rose Attar, by Rising Phoenix Perfumery (USA) – Learn more
Namibia, by Frazer Parfum (South Africa) – Learn more
Peach Tree Garden, by Phoenix Botanicals (USA) – Learn more
Salomé, by Papillon Artisan Perfumes (England) – Learn mor

FINALISTS: INDEPENDENT

Dark Ride, by Xyrena (USA) – Learn more
Elephant & Roses, by Maria Candida Gentile Maitre Parfumeur (Italy) – Learn more
Fougère Nobile, by Nobile 1942 with Anne-Sophie Behaghel (Italy/France) – Learn more
Panorama, by Olfactive Studio with Clément Gavarry (France) – Learn more
Past | Presence, by Roads with Jean-Charles Mignon (Ireland/France) – Learn more
Rose de Taif Extrait, by Perris Monte Carlo with Luca Maffei (Monaco/Italy) – Learn more
Salim Attar, by Tabacora Parfums with Christian Carbonnel (Poland / Spain) – Learn more
Waihèke Dreams, by Juliana Parfums Co. with Yves Dombowsky (New Zealand) – Learn
more

FINALISTS: SADAKICHI AWARD

Dear Enemy, by Christy Gast with Camila Marambio, Derek Corcoran, Giorgia Graells, (USA/Chile) – Learn more
The Juice of War, by Maki Ueda (The Netherlands) – Learn more
Signal, by Carrie Paterson (USA) – Learn more
Western Drive, by Kellen Walker (USA) – Learn more

THE EVENT

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Saturday May 7, 2016
Cocktail Hour at 6:30
Awards ceremony at 7:30pm

The awards featured special guest emcee Zackary Drucker, and took place in the context of a weekend of scent-related events at the Hammer Museum – the AIX Scent Fair. Music was provided by DJ Victor Rodriguez (Shits & Giggles, Cub Scout, Bears in Space) and DJ Javi en Rose (Litterbox, The Black Arts, Lush). The 3rd Annual Art and Olfaction Awards were presented as a public program of Hammer Museum, and were free and open to the public.

 

THE JUDGES

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INDEPENDENT PRELIMINARIES:
Laura Johnson
Lizzie Ostrom / Odette Toilette
Neal Harris
Sherri Sebastian
Steven Gontarski
Yvettra Grantham

ARTISAN PRELIMINARIES:
Antonio Gardoni
Ashley Eden Kessler
Daniel Krasofski
Hank Jenkins
James McHugh
Persephenie

INDEPENDENT & ARTISAN AWARDS: FINALS

Andy Tauer
Kaya Sorhaindo
Luca Turin
Mandy Aftel
Mark Benhke
Sarah Horowitz-Thran

SADAKICHI AWARD FOR EXPERIMENTAL WORK WITH SCENT

Allison Agsten
Ashraf Osman
Deji Bryce Olukotun
Kóan Jeff Baysa
Peter de Cupere

OUR PARTNERS

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Lucky Scent and Scent Bar –Learn more
Hammer Museum – Learn more
Esxence – Learn more
The Scent Culture Institute – Learn more
The Perfumed Plume Awards for Fragrance Journalism – Learn more
Perfumer’s Apprentice – Learn more
Basenotes – Learn more
The Plant Provocateur – Learn more
Allies Design Studio – Learn more
Beski Projekts  – Learn more
Pochpac – Learn more

WHAT COMES NEXT?

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Submissions for the 2017 award open in October of 2016.

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We’ll see you in October!