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Unconsuming Flame

The work ‘Unconsuming Flame’ presents a flaming apple, split in half, which resembles a fruit from the enchanted tree on the sixth terrace of Dante’s Purgatory. The tree grows upside down and offers fruits of paradise with a wonderful fragrance, but a penitent, in the name of his salvation, must refuse the fruits as they will not quench his thirst or hunger but only add to the penitence.

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English title / Unconsuming Flame
Teoksen nimi suomeksi / Unconsuming Flame
Original title / Unconsuming Flame
Keywords / symbolism, religion, fire, food
Type / Installation
Genre / Installation, still life
Country / Finland
Picture ratio / 4:3
Duration / 00:20:27
Language / No dialogue
Sound format / Silent
Year / 2004
Cast / Saara Ekström (Author)
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