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Rocky Railway High (PROC) - 1912

David Cheung2012/2012

Magmart Festival

Magmart Festival

While visiting Vancouver, Canada in 1911, with the assistance of Chinese railway workers who helped to build the Canadian Pacific Railway, Dr. Sun Yat-Sen (founding father and first president of Republic of China) raised the necessary funding for Xinhai Revolution, which eventually lead to overturning of the Qing Dynasty and the establishing of Republic of China in 1912. Rocky Railway High is an interactive art project for commemoration of the 5,000+ Chinese railway workers who died during the construction of the Canadian Pacific Railway and symbolically returning them to Guangdong China, their homeland for permanent burial.

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  • Title: Rocky Railway High (PROC) - 1912
  • Creator: David Cheung
  • Date Created: 2012/2012
  • Location: Italy

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