chinese whispers

A series of projects in which drawings were copied by other people in Chinese whisper chains.

Research - both empirical and playful - into drawing, visual perception, language, and cultural evolution.

This project included collaboration with mathematicians and psychologists, and presented at international conferences. And it was used to explore drawing as a playful and participatory activity in art galleries.

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for more information on the collaborations and findings of Chinese whispers please contact the artist.