Salt Labyrinths, by Moto Yamamoto

Painstaking installations by Japanese artist, Moto Yamamoto made from salt.

The series followed his sister's death, and chose salt as his medium:

Salt seems to possess a close relation with human life beyond time and space. Moreover, especially in Japan, it is indispensable in the death culture. After my sister's death, what I began to do in order to accept this reality was examine how death was dealt with in the present social realm.

Posted almost 9 years ago
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