Salt Cartographies II Toronto

Salt Cartographies II Toronto Salt, being a mineral, essential for life, still exerts a symbology of values, either positive and negative, developed in different cultures. My approach to it in this project comes from its relevant roll in the economical transactions in human history: salt as a currency, salt as gift, salt as salary, or salt as punishment and destruction. Currently salt’s roll is reduced to health, culinary and others concerns, but it remains latent of references or metaphors to the elusive processes of physical and human realities: change, transformation, formation, disintegration, entropy, catastrophe and regeneration. Salt, as we know it commonly, granulated, shapeless, i

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