The Future That We Lost

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Electronic Language International Festival


GaoWenqian – The Future That We Lost – China

Just as humans today imagine the world a century in the future, ancient humans also envisioned themselves in future scenarios where we are now today. There is no way for us to know whether the visions of the future can be realized, but we can predict it by referring to the discrepancy between past imagination by ancient people and the realities of today, which used to be future for them.


His works have been exhibited at the Athens Digital Arts Festival, SIGGRAPH Asia, Hong Kong Shenzhen Biennale of Urbanism and Architecture, Leipzig Animation Documentary Film Festival, Shenzhen Independent Animation Biennale, interfilm – International Short Film Festival Berlin –, China Independent Film Festival (2016), among others.