Salt: trace, absence of water, the passage of time, invading epidemic, living cemetery.
Water: manoeuvre, absolute value, fertility, rhizomes, chance.
Cotton: corruption, economic issues, hydrophily, desertification.
The world has become a vast dried out planet, where the growing of cotton, overexploited for economical reasons is the main cause of desertification. A saline desert covers acres of dried-out land where strange salt trees appear.
This phenomenon echoes an even greater ecological disaster, the desertification of the Aral Sea. And man is always responsible...