Deadly Sins: Acedia

Deadly Sin: Acedia, St Clement's Hospital, 2013 (c) Piers Allardyce
Deadly Sin Acedia detail (c) Piers Allardyce
Deadly Sin Acedia detail 2 (c) Piers Allardyce

Gallery: St Clements Hospital, Bow

Dimensions: 2m x 0.5 x 0.5m

Date: 2013

Materials: Steel, ribbon, washing nets, feathers

These magical wands, inspired by poisonous plants, reflect society’s censorship of giving in to sins such as lust, greed and envy whilst immersing everyone from childhood with a constant barrage of temptation.

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All artwork by Miranda Housden