Ben Woodeson - Chicken Soup From Mars
exhibition are fourteen pairs of hand-made electro-magnets that tap out
Morse code texts from or about self-help manuals with titles such as 'A Guide To Getting', 'Confidence, Trust and Loving' and 'Grow
Rich'. The piece reflects Woodeson's ongoing interest in technology,
communication and how we treat and/or trust information. The Morse code,
although recognisable, offers the visitor impenetrable self help.
London , Ben Woodeson studied at Chelsea College of Art and Glasgow School
of Art. His other interests include CCTV, voice activated transmitters,
bugs, surveillance, conservation of energy, form following function,
information systems, information delivery, subversion, reinvention, wire
as vehicle, manifestation and transference of energy, radio and sound.