Deadly Sins: Superbia

Deadly Sins Superbia detail (c) Shahed Saleem
Deadly Sins Superbia (c) Piers Allardyce
Deadly Sins Superbia detail 2 (c) Shahed Saleem

Gallery: St Clements Hospital, Bow

Dimensions: 2m x 0.5 x 0.5m

Date: 2013

Materials: Steel, ribbon, leather, washing cups

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