Velo Visionaries - Alicia Tapia

Velo Visionaries.jpg

Showing In

The Art of Recovery
Little Roxie Mon, Apr 24, 2017 6:30 PM

After the devastating Christchurch earthquake, community members began using newly vacant city land for art, gardens, and gathering spaces.

Film Info
Director:Kristin Tieche
Year of Production:2016
Topic:Changing Cities
Bay Area
Running Time:8 min.


Meet Alicia Tapia, creator of Bibliobicicleta, a free library on wheels that can be found weekly in The Panhandle in San Francisco. Alicia is also the librarian and digital literacy instructor at De Marillac Academy in the Tenderloin District of San Francisco, and a Zen practitioner. Traveling by bicycle provides a unique perspective on your surroundings, often inspiring moments of insight and creating a profound connection to your community. Velo Visionaries presents a series of interviews with great thinkers of today's global bicycle culture from the point of view of the person behind the handlebars.

DISCUSSION WITH: Kristin Tieche and Alicia Tapia


Additional Information

Kristin TiecheKristin Tieche is as passionate about nature as she is about storytelling. When visiting the Panamanian rainforest in 2007, her vision for her life's work began to take shape. Taking inspiration from the biodiverse habitats she encountered, she founded Selvavision to unify the worlds of media and technology with the natural world. Kristin holds a Master of Arts in Television, Radio and Film from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. She is also a dedicated urban cyclist.