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Raphaël Krafft - "Le Journaliste à Vélo"

From: Kieron Yates
Length: 27:00

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A profile of Raphaël Krafft "Le Journaliste à Vélo" who, over the course of a decade, has documented his travels on a bicycle for French public radio. Read the full description.

Krafft_depart_small Besides being a reporter for the Pacifica Network, Raphaël Krafft has cycled the length of South and Central America, the French West Indies, and the Middle East documeting the sound of his journeys for Radio France.

Raphaël is currently completing a third tour of France, La Campagne à Vélo, gauging the political pulse of the nation; something he has done for the last two presidential elections and a task he believes is easier to achieve when he travels on a bicycle. 

This is a montage of Raphaël's personal thoughts mixed with recordings he has made whilst travelling.

Original incidental recordings used with kind permission of Raphaël Krafft.

First broadcast on The Bike Show on London's art radio station Resonance FM.

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Piece Description

Besides being a reporter for the Pacifica Network, Raphaël Krafft has cycled the length of South and Central America, the French West Indies, and the Middle East documeting the sound of his journeys for Radio France.

Raphaël is currently completing a third tour of France, La Campagne à Vélo, gauging the political pulse of the nation; something he has done for the last two presidential elections and a task he believes is easier to achieve when he travels on a bicycle. 

This is a montage of Raphaël's personal thoughts mixed with recordings he has made whilst travelling.

Original incidental recordings used with kind permission of Raphaël Krafft.

First broadcast on The Bike Show on London's art radio station Resonance FM.

Broadcast History

Broadcast on The Bike Show - Resonance FM, February 19, 2012

Intro and Outro

INTRO:

sound of footsteps ... knock on door ...

OUTRO:

on n'a vie pas sans a dire adieu ...

Additional Credits

Additional music and recordings used with kind permission of Raphaël Krafft.

Related Website

https://www.facebook.com/lacampagneavelo