More than 5,000 ice sculptures are displayed in a public space in Birmingham to commemorate the centenary of the First World War

Minimum Monument, Birmingham

Hundreds of people gathered in Birmingham to place more than 5,000 ice sculptures on the steps of Chamberlain Square for Brazilian sculptor Nele Azevedo’s work, The Minimum Monument, commemorating the centenary of the First World War. Azevedo said the work was about occupying public space, with the figurines representing soldiers and civilians who lost their lives.