How do we remember things orally? What deformations occur during the transmission of a story that has never been written down?
Chinese whispers updates these questions taking the childhood game as a departing point. A french nursery-rhyme is told from one person to another, by people who don’t speak French. The errors of articulation and pronunciation accumulate and cause an erosion of meaning. In the video the artist has collected these materials of the story and repeats the refrain of the nursery-rhyme thus transformed.