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
A woman and a child are seen through an art installation in the shape of the horse at a snow covered park in Beijing. Beijing saw this year’s first winter snow on Friday. Read more
The art project Blue Peace Flock by artists Rainer Bonk and Bertamaria Reetz in Hamburg-Wilhelmsburg, Germany Read more
People walk over the installation “test pattern” (100m version) by Japanese artist Ryoji Ikeda at the Ruhrtriennale music and arts festival in the Kraftzentrale in Duisburg, Germany, on Friday.
Visitors enjoy an art installation by Argentine artist Leandro Erlich in London on Tuesday. Internationally known for his captivating, three-dimensional visual illusions, Mr Erlich has been commissioned to create a new installation in Dalston. Resembling a theatre set, the detailed facade of a Victorian terraced house, recalling those that once stood on the street, lies horizontally on the ground with mirrors positioned overhead. The reflections of visitors give the impression they are standing on, suspended from, or scaling the building.
The installation “Zauberlehrling” (Sorcerer’s Apprentice) by German artist Inges Idee is pictured at a preview of the second Emscherkust exhibition in Oberhausen on Friday
Point of discussion: staff chat in front of the latest sculpture installation from Ai Weiwei, the Chinese dissident artist. His “Baby Formula” forms a map of China with cans of milk powder at an exhibition in Hong Kong. Mr Ai’s work was inspired by the scandal over melamine-tainted milk powder in China in 2008, which was reported to have affected nearly 300,000 children and caused six babies to die from kidney problems
A woven willow installation called ‘Spatial Place’ by artist Laura Ellen Bacon is displayed at the Collect art fair at Saatchi Gallery on Thursday in London. Celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, the art fair for contemporary objects runs from May 10-13 and brings together works from 32 galleries and 11 Project Space artists. Read more
A visitor considers “Mitten” (which roughly translates as middle), an installation by Katharina Hinsberg displayed in the Edith Wahlandt Gallery at the 47th Art Cologne fair in Germany. Read more