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September 16, 2017 - Comments Off on SUBMISSIONS ARE OPEN


We're thrilled to announce that submissions for the 5th annual Art and Olfaction Awards are open. We accept submissions from perfumers, brands and experimental practitioners with scent from all countries, for perfumes (and experimental projects) first released to market between January 1 and December 31, 2017.

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June 1, 2017 - Comments Off on April 21: London.

April 21: London.

Save the date and start looking for flights!

We will be holding the 5th annual Art and Olfaction Awards on April 21, 2018 at The Tabernacle, in London's bohemian Notting Hill neighborhood.

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May 6, 2017 - Comments Off on 2017: ANNOUNCING THE WINNERS


BERLIN - MAY 7, 2017 Guests and nominees congregated to witness the fourth annual Art and Olfaction Awards at the Silent Green Kulturquartier—a former crematorium built in 1911 revitalized as an arts venue—in Berlin, Germany on the evening of Saturday, May 6, 2017.


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March 29, 2017 - Comments Off on 2017 FINALIST ANNOUNCEMENT: VIDEO


On March 23 2017, Luca Turin, Adam Eastwood, Franco Wright, Helder Suffenplan and Antonio Gardoni joined Saskia WIlson-Brown to announce the finalists for the fourth annual Art and Olfaction Awards at Esxence in Milan.

Watch the video of the announcement, below.


March 23, 2017 - Comments Off on ANNOUNCING THE 2017 FINALISTS


We are thrilled to announce the finalists of the 4th annual Art and Olfaction Awards.

Awarded to just four perfumes and one experimental scent project a year, The Art and Olfaction Awards are designed to raise public interest and awareness around new developments in independent perfumery.

The Awards, established in 2014 by the Institute for Art and Olfaction, are given to outstanding creators in the categories of independent, artisan, and experimental perfume from across the globe, chosen for perfumes released in 2016.

On March 23, 1pm CET we announced the finalists with the help of some of our friends and judges at Esxence, in Milan. Hailing from 12 countries and four continents, 2017's finalists fully represent the diversity of our global independent, artisan and experimental perfume community.





March 15, 2017 - Comments Off on March 23: Shortlist Announcement

March 23: Shortlist Announcement

On March 23 at 1pm (CET) we will announce the shortlisted perfumes and experimental projects with scent for the fourth annual Art and Olfaction Awards in a special presentation at Esxence, in Milan. The announcement will be made by some of our partners and judges: Luca Turin, Helder Suffenplan, Adam Eastwood and Franco Wright, Antonio Gardoni, Christophe Laudamiel and Saskia Wilson-Brown.

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February 3, 2017 - Comments Off on Orange


Director Aaron Weldon took some time last month to make a short promotional video for the Art and Olfaction Awards - with a thematic focus on the transportive power of scent.

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November 29, 2016 - Comments Off on Submissions are closed!

Submissions are closed!

That's a wrap! Submissions for the 4th annual Art and Olfaction Awards are officially closed.

With a marked increase in submissions this year, the 2017 Awards will present a stellar group of perfumers and creative practitioners with scent.

As is our custom, we will post participation statistics within the coming week. In the meantime, our big thanks to all the perfumers and artists who decided to participate, and a massive thanks (in advance!) to our devoted group of judges.

They certainly have their work cut out for them.