• ‘Salt Years,' Explores Sigalit Landau's Lifetime Relationship With the Dead Sea

    One year ago - By Colossal

    Israeli artist Sigalit Landau has a practice that is deeply tied to working with the Dead Sea. Landau uses the hypersaline body of water as both a photographic backdrop and medium to suspend everyday objects, creating densely salt-encrusted sculptures. The items she chooses for her pieces are sometimes simply based on their textures and shapes, while others are chosen in order to filter memories that have been passed down to the artist through her parents and grandparents.
    “These objects leave ‘the game' of being useful ‘things' and enter a new realm - the open space of representation,”...
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