In July of 2011, the Hakone Open Air Museum began to display these powerful salt sculptures as part of the To The White Forest Exhibition by Motoi Yamamoto.
The art exhibition was both highly interactive and emotionally captivating – the idea for making salt sculptures came to Yamamoto after the death of his sister, as salt commonly plays an important role in Japanese funerals.
As it would only take one gust of wind to destroy one of these beautiful sculptures, the To The White Forest Exhibition reminds us of life’s fragile nature. Enjoy the video…
via: Spoon & Tamago