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  • Fluent in Russian; learning English
  • 24, Female
  • Member since 2014
  • freelance graphic designer
  • Moscow Academic Art College in Memory of 1905
  • From Moscow, Moscow, Russian Federation
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About Me

Extraverted introvert. Sometimes it`s enough for me to sit still and listen to others speaking, next - I`m social animal and laughing like a psycho.

I find it important for people around me to be open-minded and to not descriminate anyone by their looks, gender, sexual orientation, etc.
I like people who are guided by love and passion in everything they do and I hope to become such a person one day myself.

The world is full of beauty and terror, pain and tenderness. I like to expirience those contradictions through art, travelling and meeting other people.

Kind people are the best. Be kind to each other.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I want to hear my voice speaking English, save money to take my cat to restaurant, meet awesome new people and dissapoint them, and see some beautifully weird shit.

Jokes aside, it`s a good way to leave the comfort zone.
I like beautifully abandoned places, that you can`t find on a regular travellers map, and the only way to discover them is to find them yourself.
Also I like to reach out for people with life experience that differs drastically from mine (or, on the other side - to meet my soulmates and get lost in sweet mutual admiration).

Interests

Great movie lover. Great music and concerts lover too, but don`t know, how to talk about it.
I`m a sex geek (it doesn`t mean that I want to rape everyone around me, it`s more like if I would study Medieval history, but with human sexuality instead of Medieval).
I like to pet animals and hug nice people (if you`re not nice, I won`t hug u, sorry).

  • animals
  • cats
  • performing arts
  • design
  • graphic design
  • modern art
  • postmodern art
  • concerts
  • dancing
  • lgbt rights
  • video games
  • gender studies
  • cinema
  • laughing
  • dance
  • biking
  • hugs
  • feminism
  • museums
  • illustration
  • comic books
  • mental health
  • sexuality
  • polyamory
  • intersectional feminism

Music, Movies, and Books

Books & writers:
Venedikt Erofeev, Victor Pelevin, Tove Jansson, One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez, Landscape Painted with Tea by Milorad Pavić, Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes, Tove Jansson, Arch of Triumph by Erich Maria Remarque, A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess, Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim by David Sedaris, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, George Orwell, Lord of the Flies by William Golding, Stranger than Fiction by Chuck Palahniuk, The Bell Jarby Sylvia Plath, J.D. Salinger, Everything Is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer, etc

Comixes:
by Jason, Beautiful Darkness by Fabien Vehlmann, Asterios Polyp by David Mazzucchelli

Music:
The Smiths, Hype Williams, Bowery Electric, Coil, Genesis P-Orridge, Death in June, Current 93, Tricky, The Knife, Molly Nilsson, John Maus, Ariel Pink, Chinawoman, Dakh Daughters, Moby, Talking Heads, David Lynch, Tor Lundvall, Devendra Banhart, PJ Harvey, Nick Cave, Depeche Mode, Gravemist, Jozef Van Wissem, The Legendary Pink Dots, Mac DeMarco, Martin Dupont, Massive Attack, Maya Jane Coles, Pixies, She Past Away, The Soft Moon, Tame Impala, alt-J, TR/ST, Boards of Canada, etc

Directors:
Jim Jarmusch, David Cronenberg, David Lynch, Coen brothers, Woody Allen, Wes Anderson, Jan Svankmajer, Lars von Trier, Roman Polanski, Satoshi Kon, Alfred Hitchcock, Hayao Miyazaki, Quentin Tarantino, Hal Hartley, etc.

Movies:
He Died with a Felafel in His Hand, The Dreamers, Stealing Beauty, The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover, Nocturnal Animals, Agasshi, The Lobster, Eisenstein in Guanajuato, Le tout nouveau testament, In the Soup, American Hustle, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Being John Malkovich, Her, Prozac Nation, Heathers,
La Pianiste, To Die For, Submarine, May (2002), Shallow Grave, Lawn Dogs, The Graduate, Drive (2011), La piel que habito, Donnie Darko, Exit Through the Gift Shop, American Beauty, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, Shaun of the Dead, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Black Swan, Léon, The Truman Show, The Breakfast Club, Forrest Gump, Tideland, Conversations with Other Women, Lolita (1997), American Psycho, Funny Games (2007), Vanilla Sky, Closer, Sitcom, 8 femmes, Y tu mamá también, The Sixth Sense, True Romance, Superbad, Ghost World, V for Vendetta, The Shining, Eyes Wide Shut, Gouttes d'eau sur pierres brûlantes, Tekkon kinkurîto, B-Movie, etc.

TV-shows:
Rick and Morty, Twin Peaks, The Handmaid's Tale, Nathan Barley.

What I Can Share with Hosts

My food, my thoughs, overwhelming depression and apathy.

Sorry, couldn`t help myself.

It`s true, it`ll be my plesure to prepare and share a dinner together.
Funny pictures and videos in enormous quantities.
I`m very neat. Leaving No Trace is my most important principle.
I can read you books aloud.

Countries I’ve Visited

Czech Republic, Finland, Georgia, Israel, Norway, Sweden, Turkey, Ukraine

Countries I’ve Lived In

Russian Federation, Uzbekistan

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