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Hilal Can

İstanbul, İstanbul, Turkey

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Overview

  • 56 Positive References
  • Fluent in English, Turkish; learning Danish
  • 28, Female
  • Member since 2010
  • illustrator
  • PhD Student
  • From Çanakkale/ Turkey
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

#occuppyturkey/ R E S I S T TURKEY

ABOUT ME

Its hard to describe myself about personal ways. I think this is something which has to be asked to my friends. so now Im going to "bla bla" something.

I have been living in Eskisehir/ Turkey for 8 years. I studied and worked there. Im graduated from Art Education. But I was more interested in Painting so, decided to study Painting at Fine Arts department for my Master degree. Than I applied for PhD and during my PhD, I became to a lecturer for some drawing courses in the same university that I studied.

But suddenly I left everything and moved to Denmark. I was volunteering in a school for 1,5 years.

Finally I moved back to Turkey. Now I am trying to survive in İstanbul!

p.s1; you can check some of my works here, https://www.behance.net/

p.s.2; for my hosts, I really have strong phobia about snakes..so if its not written on your profile that you feed/have it, and if I want to surf in your couch, just let me know about it! thank you

Interests

well, if I woulndt study painting, I would like to study theatre for sure!
thats why I acted in a theatre club. 2 years as a performer and one year worked in the backstage. I love theatre! One of my regrets is about not becamin to an actress

I like cinema as well..well mostly watching(except few funny short movies that me and my friends made)

Im not very good about cooking but I like it. well, honestly I like eating more :)

listening music is part of my life - thats also might sounds like an survey answer:) but it is- I like singing also. I have a big(not very big) casestte archive.

I like old stuff. probably tahts why fleas markets and some old boxes are really attractive to me.

besides, I like
trains,
making "own" thing and making my own sketchbooks,
puppets,
alcohol,
vacuum cleaners' click sound when it took the dust
and some other things.

well..not very interesting life!

Music, Movies & Books

Im fun of Brazzavile. I almost know all of their songs. Not very known group but thats make them special for me a little also.

Let me tell some others

Efterklang
Kings of Convenience
Katie Melua
Erykah Badu
Detektivbyran
The Smiths
Neil Young
Orhan Gencebay
Portugal. The Man
Yael Naim
Buena Vista Social Club
Songs Ohia
Fanfare Ciocarlia
Sinead O'Connor
Orhan Gencebay
TakaTuka
The Black Keys
Nekropsi
Ceylan Ertem
Karen Elson
Elliott Smith
Buyuk Ev Ablukada
Carmen Amaya
123
Wax Poetic
Einsturzende Neubauten
Luxus
Vermillion Lies
Zee Avi
Emiliana Torrini
Deolinda
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
PJ Harvey
BaBa ZuLa
Mehmet Gureli
Seyyan Han?m
Tori Amos
Birsen Tezer
The Do
The Kooks
Oh Laura
Gogol Bordello
Portecho
Husky Rescue
Johnny Cash
Dave Matthews Band
Radical Face
Jay Jay Johnson
Bob Dylan
Tom Yorke- Radiohead-
Katie Melua
Karen Ann
Portishead
Morcheba
Marlango
Kate Bush
Regina Spektor
Morrisey
Sia
Mazhar Alanson- MFO?-
Bonobo
Feist
Kalyi jag
Erkin Koray
Timber Timbre

...

I also like Turkish Folk Music.

One of my favorite writers is Richard Brautigan and one of my favorite books is the one he had written "So the Wind Wont Blow It All Away"

and some of my favorite movies;

Les Amours imaginaires
The Dreamers
Talk to Me
Hotel Ruanda
A Time for Drunken Horses
Stroszek
Lars and the Real Girl
Star Wars
The Misfortunates
Dr. Strangelove
Bin-Jip (3-Iron)
Caché
Seven Years in Tibet
Brave
Babamın Sesi (Voice of My Father)
Being John Malkovich
Death Proof
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Pink Floyd- the wall
A

One Amazing Thing I've Done

watching the endless sun at Uutsujoki, Finland with reindeers and being almost at the top of the world - it was worth all those endless hitchikings-
getting on a roller coaster- by mistake-
attending to Gucca Festival in Serbia! every moment of it was amazing
riding bike through the car lights in Amsterdam- okey this was kinda touristic behaviour-
running away from "alliens" in new year eve-2011 at Kabak
having a great few hours in Budapest with few great guys who took me to a wedding party

Countries I've Visited

Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Thailand, Turkey

Countries I've Lived In

Denmark, Finland, Turkey

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