Dress Submerged in Dead Sea Becomes Amazing Crystallised Sculpture

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Inspired by her deep love with the Dead Sea, Israeli artist Sigalit Landau's latest project has been two years in the making and the results are incredible. Having grown up on a hill that overlooks both the Judean desert and the northern part of a hypersaline lake that's one of the saltiest on earth, it seems fitting that lakes have been the source of some of Landau's most iconic crystallised artworks, her latest piece being a beautiful 19th century dress that's been covered in carnallite crystals.

Titled 'Salt Bride' the dress has been submerged several meters underwater in order for us to view the gradual process of crystallisation.

To capture the process of it gradually becoming more and more crystallised photographer Yotam From had to wear over 150 pounds of weight in order to submerge himself and take the photos. The final installation consists of 8 life-size photos which are available to view at Marlborough Contemporary in London.

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