Futures of the Past @ Visible Verse Festival 2013

Visible Verse Festival 2013


Screening of 

Futures of the Past

October 12, 2013


Pacific Cinematheque

1131 Howe St.

Vancouver, BC

 The Visible Verse Festival has a long history of celebrating videopoetry, which brings together words, image, and music. A natural fit for the festival,

Futures of the Past

, a collaboration between composer Michael Park, poet Ray Hsu, and illustrator Chloe Chan, has been selected for screening at this year's festival.

Creators Ray Hsu, Chloe Chan, and Michael Park asked. "What would happen if the words and images of a graphic novel were created in tandem with music that explores the same theme?"

Testing the conventions of graphic novel presentation, this collaboration examines the links between frontiers in rail transportation in Canada and China.