An installation entitled “Digital Wattle”, symbolising Australia’s floral emblem, is illuminated with Singapore’s financial skyline silhouetted in the background. The installation explores the interplay between ethnic groups co-existing in one city; when the flowers sway gently in the wind, they will slowly change from pure white to different colours to represent the new mix of cultures residing in the city. It forms part of the iLight Marina Bay exhibition, which features innovative and environmentally sustainable light art installations from around the world, displayed along the Singapore river. Read more
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A Christie’s employee poses in front of one of two unicorn heads at Christie’s auction house on in London, England. The items make up part of the Les Trois Garcons’ collection that will be sold at auction on Wednesday. The collection is made up of 380 lots from the owners of Les Trois Garcons celebrity restaurant in Shoreditch and their homes.
Justin Savidis dogs await line-up in the musher lot before the official restart of the Iditarod dog sled race in Willow, Alaska. The nearly 1000-mile Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race commemorates a 1925 rescue mission that carried diphtheria serum by sled-dog relay to the coastal community of Nome, which remains the final destination in this 42nd edition of the event.
Papier mâché pandas created by French artist Grangeon are displayed outside Taipei City Hall as part of an exhibition called “Pandas on Tour”
Russia’s Ivan Kovalev, third from left, on his way to winning the gold medal in the men’s scratch race at the Track Cycling World Championships in Cali, Colombia.
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Nominee for Queen of the 2013 Santa Cruz carnival Itziar Marrero performs in Santa Cruz de Tenerife on the Canary island of Tenerife, Spain. The carnival brings thousands of revellers every year. Santa Cruz is the closest European equivalent to the Brazilian Carnival from Rio Janeiro.
A model wears a creation for Damir Doma’s ready-to-wear fall/winter 2014-2015 fashion collection presented in Paris.
Dancers parade during the Nice Carnival in southeastern France. The theme of this year’s carnival, running until March 4, is the ‘King of Gastronomy’.
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Three people dressed in Carnival costumes pose at the Doge’s Palace on Tuesday in Venice. The 2014 Carnival of Venice runs until March 4 and will include a program of gala dinners, parades, dances, masked balls and music events.
Britain’s skip Eve Muirhead celebrates after beating Switzerland in the women’s curling bronze medal game at the 2014 Winter Olympics, in Sochi, Russia