Italian artist Filippo Minelli's "Flickr", part of his "Contradictions" project, the aim of which is "to point out the gap between the reality we still live in and the ephemeral world of technologies." See/read more: http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/04/16/out-of-network-the-art-of-filippo-minelli/
Artist John Franzen creates textured drawings reminiscent of wrinkled fabric, or waves of water, by drawing tediously placed rows of lines with black ink. 'Each Line One Breath': Morphogenetic Freehand Drawings By John Franzen. Click through for videos.
Large scale installations made of salt by Japanese artist Motoi Yamamoto. A few years ago his younger sister died of brain cancer. Salt is associated with the rituals of Japanese funerals and the installations are, in part, an expression of his grief and remembrance of her.