Motoi Yamamoto

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Motoi Yamamoto

Born in 1966, Hiroshima / Lives in Kanazawa.
He creates artistic works using salt symbolizing purification in Japan. The work is drawn big pattern on a floor was completed from several days to weeks by himself. On the last day of exhibition, he destroys installation with audience. The salt is returned to the sea finally.

2012-2014: Salt Project ‘Returned to Sea’ (Solo exhibition), America
2013: ‘The beauty of things’ The State Hermitage Museum (Saint Petersburg, Russia)
2010: ‘MOT annual 2010: Decoration’ Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo
2004: ‘Encounter in 21st century-sympathy, from here’ 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa
2003: ‘First・Steps’ MoMA P.S.1/New York


motoi yamamoto zeichnet mit salt ein labyrinth in st. peter 20100419 kn foto: stefan worring copyright by stefan worring, kner stadt-anzeiger, amsterdamerstr. 191, 50735 kn bankverbindung: postbank kn, blz 370 100 50, konto 3600 91-504 steuer-nr. 219 / 5366 / 1312 stefan worring ist NICHT mwst-pflichtig

《LABYRINTH》 Kunst-Station St. Peter Cologne, Germany
Photo Stefan Worring