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I'm pretty easy going.
Being alive is a very confusing and amazing thing. I don't believe anyone really "has IT figured out." I like to go through life experiencing as much as possible while giving people the benefit of the doubt.
I like music, movies, art, outdoor activities, and on and on. I play a few instruments, make experimental music and make short films. When traveling I like sharing my experiences with others. Also when traveling, I like to actually experience the culture where I am as opposed to staying in a hotel and only doing tourist things.
- outdoor activities
- scuba diving
- track and field
Music, Movies, and Books
Music: (I like to consider myself open to most music but I do have preferences)
-Jazz (avant garde, bebop, just not usually smooth)
-Rock (I tend to get bored with rock from time to time but I still find myself coming back to it)
-Folk (I like folk music from around the world but I tend to listen to a lot of american folk music-new and old-)
-Noise (Harsh, ambient, sound collage, etc)
Movie: (again I like many genres and directors)
-Wes Anderson movies
-Jan Svankmajer movies
-the Cohen Brothers' movies
-some action movies
-not big on rom-coms
-I really appreciate a good story and good cinematography
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
WWOOFed in Italy
Documented protests in America (been hit with clubs and almost tear gassed)
Yuan Yang, China rice terraces in the winter at sunrise!
SCUBA dived in Thailand
Rock climbed in Yangshou, China
Teach, Learn, Share
Darkroom processing for photography
Stop motion movie making
Basic traditional animation skills
basic music recording (simple digital programs or a 4-track cassette)
Countries I’ve Visited
China, Italy, Mexico, Thailand
Countries I’ve Lived In
China, United States