(for commemoration of the Chinese railway workers.)
the forum at the end of the 2nd day screening.
Many audiences attended both day’s screenings (total 7+ hours).
Some actually travelled over 2.5 hours each way on public transit to get to the event.
Congratulation to the Ma Family for having their ancestor’s Head Tax certificate included in the teaching units for social studies organized by the Aspen Foundation, here’s a link in in the Atlas Coal National Historic Site for teaching unit Stories of People Working Together to Build Alberta.
(Please also view our blog about how we met Elaine Ma, great granddaughter of Mr. Ma here:
Future home of Oversea Chinese Museum which will feature a permanent gallery for Chinese Railwayand an interactive monument designed by Rocky Railway High. (With city officials at the Historical Electricity Factory at Wu Xian Men 五仙門, Nov. 15th, 2013.)
Rear view of building waiting to be renovated and retrofitted for the future museum.
Donating Canadian author Paul Yee’s books Ghost Train and Blood and Iron to
The Oversea Chinese Affairs Office of The City of Guangzhou.
I was being told that after reviewing our proposal, because of the extensive scope of our project, the selection committee of CHRP thought I was probably using Marijuana, (partially also because the project’s name is Rocky Railway ‘High’. A bunch of pot smoking artists Eh?!!) Since they liked our project, so they gave us a bit of funding to do ‘something’ (i.e. not expecting us to be able to pull it off ). Thanks for offering us the opportunity CHRP.
380 cm x 190 cm – oil & acrylic on canvas – 布上丙烯和油画