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Eight amazing pictures of the week

  • Trance music

    Belgian act 2 Many DJs closed the festival Vive Latino in Mexico City, which was extended to four days for the first time. (Photo: Alfredo Estrella/AFP/Getty Images)

  • Ant army

    Colombian artist Rafael Gómezbarros appears alongside his work Casa Tomada – made of resin, fiberglass, wood, screen cotton, rope and Cerrejón coal – which is part of Pangaea: New Art from Africa and Latin America at the Saatchi Gallery in London. (Photo: Adrian Dennis/ /AFP/Getty Images)

  • One man’s trash

    Statues by German artist HA Schult have gone on show at the Ariel Sharon Park near Tel Aviv. Schult's Trash People exhibition, featuring 500 human-sized figures made from recycled materials, has been travelling the world for 18 years and opens this weekend near Tel Aviv. (Photo: Reuters/Nir Elias)

  • New wave

    New York firm Studio Link-Arc and a team from Tsinghua University have been chosen to design a pavilion with an undulating roof to represent China at the World Expo 2015 in Milan. Intended to show a cloud floating over a ‘field of hope’, its canopy references the traditional Chinese ‘raised beam’ system, but is adapted for modern construction technology. (Photo: Studio Link-Arc)

  • An eye for fashion

    Jean Paul Gaultier makes final preparations to couture garments on a revolving runway at the Barbican Centre in London. The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk is the first major exhibition devoted to the celebrated French couturier, and runs from 9 April to 25 August. (Photo: Matthew Lloyd/Getty Images)

  • Lost and found

    Danish firm BIG has unveiled plans to install a wooden maze with a concave surface inside the National Building Museum in Washington DC. BIG, led by architect Bjarke Ingels, will use Baltic birch plywood to build the 18 sq m structure, inspired by 18th Century European labyrinths and modern American corn mazes. It will be in place from 4 July until September. (Photo: BIG)

  • Punching all the right buttons

    London design duo Glithero will present a range of textiles that have been woven using organ punch cards in Milan next week. Commissioned by the Zuiderzee Museum and the Textiel Museum in the Netherlands, Glithero's Woven Song project creates fabric using punch cards that would normally feed music through a mechanical organ. (Photo: Glithero/Petr Krejčí)

  • Flying high

    People in the crowd enjoy seeing Serbian Emir Kusturica & The No Smoking Orchestra perform during the third day of the Mexican musical festival Vive Latino. (Photo: Alfredo Estrella/AFP/Getty Images)