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Salt Shakers

Sculpture Exhibition by “Mostafa Hamidi Novin”

October 06- October 18, 2011
Tuesday – Wednesday – Friday 11:30 am–6:30 pm
Thursday 1:30-8:30 pm
Saturday 3:30-6:30 pm
Sunday & Monday by appointment only
Please call 416 361 6045

Opening reception:
Thursday Oct 06, 2011, 6:30-9:00 pm

Has no salt in head (Italian)

Write it in salt (Slovenian)

Salt of the earth (English)

Throw salt in the water to avoid bad luck (Persian)

*traditions of folklore

In today’s society, people are beginning to fear the presence of salt in their foods.  The traditional prominent place of the saltshaker on the kitchen table is declining and with it disappears the tradition of folklore, expressions and superstitions.  I tried to give the saltshaker a new role as both a functional and artistic object in an attempt to preserve these traditions.

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