In 2016, my colleague Jimmy Loizeau and I designed a tandem bicycle to take to Northern France to conduct research on migration in the "Jungle Camp," a refugee and migrant camp that existed near Calais from January 2015 to October 2016. The bicycle was equipped with various recording devices (microphones and cameras) mounted to bright pink attachments, so that the bicycle would become a kind of roving, data-gathering, participatory interview machine. In this photo essay, I show how the tandem was made, what it did, and some of the things that it revealed in the camp. This is a…
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