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Sydney Australia : Michael Thomas Hill created Forgotten Songs, an installation of 110 empty birdcages suspended high in the air that play the songs of fifty birds that once lived in central Sydney before they were forced out by European settlement.
Sakura Lanterns, with Japanese kanji characters. Sakura (櫻花) means cherry tree in Japan, and this style of lantern is associated with the annual cherry blossom festival (hanami, 花見, lit. "flower viewing"). Hanami at night is called yozakura (夜桜, literally night sakura). In many places such as Ueno Park, these temporary paper lanterns are hung for the purpose of yozakura. [parts from Wikipedia]