Motoi Yamamoto, artist and sculptor used salt to bring his artistic vision to life.
His artwork can last weeks to complete and requires incredible patience. When asked why he uses salt, Yamamoto citing its importance to people:“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.”
To see more of his art check out his official site: http://www.motoi.biz.