Visual Arts, Talk/Workshop, Open Call

ViaRT Award: Children Recycled Art Competition & Sustainability Movement

Organised by: VIANT Commodities and Y Art Project
  • Date:
    20 Aug - 18 Oct 2020
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  • Admission:
    Free with registration
  • Advisory:
    Primary and Secondary School Students


Create aesthetic, innovative, and meaningful artworks by using daily recycled. ViaRT Award supports students to deepen their knowledge of recycling, sustainable living, responsible usage of resources, and to encourage them to develop their capabilities of seeking beauty from our daily waste.

Founded and organised by VIANT Commodities and Y Art Project, the first edition of ViaRT Award will be hosted in Oct 2020. The competition is opened to all primary and secondary school students.

Submission deadline is 18 October 2020.

More than a simple competition.
From now till the competition deadline, students and educators can look forward to...

1. Live online workshops by contemporary artists (coming in September)
Engage, learn from, and be inspired by artists such as Sunaina Bhalla, who specializes in using industrial materials, and Alem Korkut, artist and associate professor teaching sculpture at ALU in Zagreb.

2. Artists and curator as competition judges
Have your artwork seen and evaluated by ViaRT Award panel of judges comprising of contemporary artists and curator, based locally and internationally.

3. Educational resources
Gain inspiration and learn more about recycling and sustainable living through ViaRT specially prepared guide books. We also regularly update our social media with new recycled art creation content.

4. Recycled materials donated by businesses
To support students' creation, businesses such as Nespresso, ALBA and impress are donating recyclable scrap materials.

Find out more at Participate in competition and register for workshops at

ViaRT Award: Children Recycled Art Competition & Sustainability Movement