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I'm 28 year old Icelander, living in Oslo, Norway. I'm a pretty active person who likes to experience new things, watch interesting films, photograph people, draw and travel.
I grew up in Borgarnes, a small town in west Iceland. When I was 16, I went as an exchange student to Czech Republic and grew up some more. There I met awesome people and did awesome things that changed my life. After a year in CZ I returned to Iceland and started high school majoring in Multimedia Design. After graduating I got into the Iceland Academy of the Arts and grew up a bit more, went to China to study Shaolin Kung Fu for a few months. I got a job as a designer for an interactive design firm called Gagarin and took my MA in design.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
I've been on CS since 2008 because I love meeting new interesting people from all over the world. Through the years on CS I've meet people that have become really good friends. What a great platform.
Photography, films, illustration, design, foosball (table soccer/kicker) and of course traveling.
Music, Movies, and Books
This one is alway a hard one. I'll name a few that I like.
Kunsten at græde i kor, Das Leben der Anderen and Le Scaphandre et le papillon.
Dolly Parton, Arvo Part, Wayne Shorter, The Brian Jonestown Massacre...
Signs and Symbols: Their Design and Meaning
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
-Learned Shaolin Kung Fu in China.
Teach, Learn, Share
I can teach some basic photography and basic ukulele playing.
Learn: I would like to hear people views on life and photography.
Share: I would love to do some project with a fellow CS.
Countries I’ve Visited
China, Cuba, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Netherlands, Poland, Russian Federation, Sweden, United Kingdom, United States
Countries I’ve Lived In
China, Czech Republic, Iceland, Norway