LAVO sponsors the Reminiscence Art and Design Competition - an international award for visual artists and designers that provides an opportunity for all to win a share of the cash prize pool of $50,000 USD and gain international exposure for their work.

The Brief
Create an artwork that addresses the topicality of Reuse, Repurpose, Recycle.
Your creation should include at least one of the following:
1. Incorporate or explore issues around the use of recycled or recovered material (e.g., Aluminium, Silica) or the repurposing or reuse of retired products or parts.
2. Incorporate a lighting element or some form of interplay with lighting.
3. For creations that require fabrication such as sculptures, installation or lighting art, a proposal on A. The itemised method of fabrication and B. The itemised estimated production cost is mandatory.

A total of up to 11 artists works will be selected for the exhibition with the first prize chosen as the main piece used for media and publicity.
The 1st Prize winner will receive $20,000 USD.
Up to 10 Runners-up will receive $3,000 USD each.

Judging Criteria
Submissions shall be assessed in no particular order, on the following responses to:
• Innovative interpretation of the competition brief
• Visual or emotional impact and distinctiveness
• Incorporation of brief requirements
• Overall composition

The prize is open to the following artistic disciplines: 2D visual art, sculpture and installations, glass art, photographic art, digital art, lighting art. See Discipline Descriptions below for more information.

Discipline Descriptions
• 2D Visual Art
• Sculpture & Installations
• Glass Art
• Photographic Art
• Digital Art
• Lighting Art

Deadline & Schedule
Submissions are open now until 12 midnight GMT +11:00 Friday March 31, 2023.
Winners and runners up will be announced on June 30, 2023.

The Jury
Alan Yu, CEO – LAVO
Danny Cheung, Principal Design Lead – LAVO
Dan Aldridge, Chief Creative Officer & Founder - Studio Air
Gary Carsley, Artist/Honorary Senior Lecturer - UNSW Faculty of Arts, Architecture & Design

For full competition details go to


cash prize award: $ 50,000.00 USD