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Overview

  • 7 References 5 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Spanish; learning French
  • 22, Female
  • Member since 2014
  • Student
  • Fine Art
  • From Andalusia, Spain
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About Me

My name is Marta. I am originally from Spain but have been studying in London for the past four years. I have used my education as a way to pursue my travelling dreams while at the same time become an established artist. I have studied sculpture in Beijing, and have done several artistic projects in India (one with communities of weavers and another with Sri Lankan refugees). Last year I was a resident artist at Andrea Zittel’s Wagon Station Encampment in Joshua Tree Park desert (check it out!). In September '16 I started my Masters degree at the Royal College of Art in London, and now I have one more year to go! I am also running a project space in Spain where I accommodate international artists...

I used to write a blog of everywhere I went and the people that I met but at the moment I'm really busy with university and don't have so much time to travel or write, but maybe you'd still like to have a read! https://www.facebook.com/hippiepicasso/

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

As much as I love to travel, I have began to despise the idea of "travel for the sake of travel", so I always try find a project that is worthwhile and that will make my journey even more interesting. Having experienced so many cultures and social contexts has led to an interest in the exploration of communication, so I love CouchSurfing for its communitarian and social values.

I think the experience of travel is really enhanced when shared with people from different backgrounds and different life paths.

Interests

I love to listen, read, write, talk, eat, cook, laugh, meditate, swim, cycle... Art, materials, photography, meet new people, learn from different cultures!

  • arts
  • photography
  • education
  • cooking
  • running
  • meditation
  • traveling
  • blogging
  • cycling
  • swimming
  • teaching

Music, Movies, and Books

So many!

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I have done many amazing things in my life, but I'm sure you have too, so let's share our stories in person!

Countries I’ve Visited

Andorra, Austria, Cambodia, China, Dominican Republic, England, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Morocco, Spain, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

China, India, Spain, United Kingdom

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