These are the decisions of the jury:
ALL THE FINAL WORKS FULLY COMPLY WITH THE BASES OF THE CONTEST: THE OLFATIVE MEMORY, THE EXCELLENT INVOICE OF THE WORKS AND THE VERY WELL WORKED SYNOPSIS.
The jury when deciding the winning work has taken into account the following criteria:
The combination of materials and the contrasts between them, cold and warm at the same time. The simplicity and simplicity of the whole. How all the senses have been used in its creation process (smells, colors, textures, temperature …). It evokes nature and makes us realize the importance of its preservation.
If we close our eyes it smells of the Mediterranean.
The winning work is “Paisatge fragmentat I, II, III” by Laia Noal
How to describe all the smells of a landscape through deconstructed nature. The forest is represented through abstraction. It manages to represent the strong impact of olfactory memory with only two colors, as well as by the use of materials. Very solvent technique.
It would represent a synthetic smell of nature.
Second prize for “Clear, humid, old, opaque” by Hèctor Prats
Archaeological site, geological sedimentation in short, an imaginary smell. It invites us to reflect on the fragmentation and decomposition giving rise to a new reality, composed of something previous that is preserved in our memory.
It can evoke a space of nature, therefore pure, as well as a landfill and dirty space.
It suggests an olfactory composition of plastic and paper.
Second prize for “LANDSCAPE 7” by Gerard Torres
Members of the jury
Maria Reyes Soler-Cabot – President Ernesto Ventós Foundation
Chus Roig, director of Galería Senda / Lab36
Mercedes Mora, Head of Institutional Relations Casa Vicens
Sonia Hernández, writer and journalist specialized in art
Cristina Sampere, director Fundació Setba
Montse Cuadradas, perfumer advisor Ernesto Ventós Foundation
Cristina Agàpito, art direction Ernesto Ventós Foundation