Salt has an amazing record: it has actually included additional taste to language, faith and international trade with the centuries. In the last 20 years, Italian artist Bettina Warner, American by adoption, has actually developed her worldwide occupation working with salt crystals, composing paints, sculptures as well as installations, and now this essential gift from our cherished oceans will certainly end up being the intermediary between visual art and also music. To memorialize her twenty-year wedding anniversary, Werner, the creator of The Salt Queen Foundation based in New York, is celebrating with a music competitors.
In ancient times the muses, the sirens that influenced poetry and song, were conjured up at the start of an epic or classical tale to give motivation to the musician. Similarly, Bettina Werner will certainly join music with visual art in the Salt Queen Foundation’s track competition “In the Name of Salt”, a special artistic partnership in which the songwriter/composer will certainly create a track motivated by salt, which subsequently will certainly be the inspiration for a salt paint by Werner. This job will certainly be the physical manifestation, via color and also texture, of both salted muses. In her paints, created with a textured colorized salt method, the salt, the muse of musician Bettina Werner, comes to be songs on canvas, a path via the eyes to the heart, as well as loads the spirit with shade. She discusses the inspiration behind this remarkable competitors:.
“I believe songs acts as a guard, surrounding us with safety power, considering that it washes you in shimmering light that disperses away negativity … simply as salt does! There is a link between paint as well as songs. When I’m paint in the studio, I pay attention to songs and sense the waves of different colors rising with the vibrations, and I think these waves can be really felt by vulnerable individuals. The colors on the canvas belong to the shades in the music, and also I think it would be remarkable to function paying attention to music that is influenced by salt.” – Bettina Warner.