The Rickshaws as a folk art medium

The Rickshaws as a folk art medium

In the 1930s , that is sixty years after their first outbreak in Japan, the first rickshaws go back and forth Dhaka’s streets. Twenty years later painters, artists or non-artists, start decorating and transforming the tricycle into a folk art medium of...
Jean-Louis’s travel on velo-spirit.com

Jean-Louis’s travel on velo-spirit.com

Why cross the Indian subcontinent on a 80 kg Rickshaw with no gear? To hurt oneself? No! For a sporting challenge? Not at all! Why then?! Jean-Louis explains the how and why this idea was born, how he lived the adventure and why he was discriminated against for being...
Website launch

Website launch

This is the story of a meeting with humble Rickshaw-Wallahs, these bicycle-taxi drivers of Southeast Asia… The story begins in 2008. In October that year, Jean-Louis goes to Dhaka, in Bangladesh, to immerse himself in rickshaw companies. He himself buys a...

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