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John Ruiz

Miami, Florida, United States

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Overview

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  • Fluent in English
  • 26, Male
  • Member since 2012
  • Musician/Producer/Songwriter
  • From myself, teachers, university an...
  • From Miami, FL
  • Profile 85% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Continue moving art forward through the different mediums of communication.

ABOUT ME

I enjoy meeting people. I am a freelancer in Miami working on many different facets of culture. I am a very adaptable person, laid-back yet energetic and motivated. I'm always willing to try something new with new or old friends. You will most likely find me listening to a new DJ or band in one of Miami's many venues. My friends know me as reliable and trustworthy. Life is all about perspectives, so show me yours. Interested in art? Let's be friends!

Interests

I am interested in what makes art, art. I spend a lot of time speaking with different people about what they believe is art and where it's going whether it be painting, music, writing. There is nothing better to me than sharing a deep conversation about life that may not arrive at a destination but has been a journey. I also frequent events and parties in Miami every week so if your enjoy music, dancing and losing sleep for the sake of living, hit me up!

Music, Movies & Books

A Scanner Darkly / House, Techno, Rock / A Brave New World

One Amazing Thing I've Done

-My first and only car accident was doing a 540 degree spin on a highway in Miami on the way home. It was raining and I knew I was going to fast. All Around The World by The Red Hot Chili Peppers was blaring in the background suddenly the front of my car began swerving and I lost control. I remember seeing the light of oncoming cars while spinning, not knowing if there were stars. Seconds seemed like minutes as I somehow coasted to the complete opposite side of the road and finally I felt the bump on my head on my window. I don't remember how long I sat in silence but I do remember how I felt. I felt nothing. I was locked in the unearthly haze until a worried driver knocked on my door in the pouring rain to check on me and I responded that i was ok. Instantly following this interaction, my emotions returned and I couldn't hold back my tears.

-When hiking with a group of buddies one evening, one friend lost his shoe in the mud mid hike and began freaking out to the point of a panic attack. I instinctively picked him up, placed some mud on my face like a football player puts under his eyes before a match and gave him a few streaks of his own. I then gave him one of my own shoes and inspired him to keep going. We finished the hike and he never lets me live down the time I hiked with one shoe for him.

-I had a childhood friend for nearly 10 years an after a rough time in my life I decided then and there what I needed in my life to move forward and progress in the best way possible. I choose a life of positivity and optimism and my best friend was the sheer opposite of this movement. Hatred and cowardice fueled this person and he reveled in all things cynical. We were both the product of crappy upbringings but he choose to hide and continue in his families path where I choose to not be afraid of myself and step out of my families shadow. I call him for a chat and I could not take his "all-knowing," condescending attitude anymore. That was the last conversation I had and what struck me was how sure I was of never talking to him again.

Teach, Learn, Share

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