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I still have so much to learn.
I have just finished my Fine Art studies in Melbourne at the end of 2006. I work with photography and my work is concerned with time, history and the nature of remembrances. I am making these travels to explore more into the history of places and to learn and experience more about others and myself; and to collect new materials for my work.
I am planning to travel through Poland, Hungary, Czech Republic and Austria before heading into Italy. I want to learn Italian.
the nature of breathing deeply can often be underestimated.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
I have never used couch surfing but think the concept is a wonderful way to meet new people and have insights into places that could otherwise not be experienced.
Swimming in the sea, watching the stars fall, film, literature, music, eating miso with carrots, picking vegetables or fruit from the trees and eating them straight away, markets in the morning time, cooking food and making dinner parties, red wine, tea parties with my friends, learning, streching, rollerskating to work, walks through the woods, making new connections, being cozy, reading books, listening to the rain fall, watching the tides come in.
- red wine
- japanese food
Music, Movies, and Books
Joanna Newsom, Kaki King, Leonard Cohen, PJ Harvey, Madeline Peyroux, Fiona Apple, Emlianna Torrini.
I am very influenced by literature and the books that are currently in my bag: Italo Calvino,'Invisible Cities'; Albert Camus, 'The outsider'; Marina Warner 'In a dark wood'; Maurice Keen, 'The Penguin History of Medieval Europe', Goethe,'Italian Journey', Marco Polos travel records, and two guidebooks. I realise that I am carrying many, many books, no wonder my back hurts so much !!
Artist that I am influenced by: Annelies Strba, Suzuki Risaku, Roni Horn, Miranda July (check out her website project, 'Learning to Love you More'.
Also Anslem Keifer, The Dutch Masters (Van Gough, Rembrandt)
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
I have been very fortunate to see so much of this world and be exposed to so much travels while I was younger.
I feel very lucky when I am standing at the sea.
Teach, Learn, Share
I really love to cook! (and to eat offcourse!) I have been a vegetarian/vegan for most of my life (i eat fish at the moment), so my cooking is based on very nurtrious and wholesome ingredients. I am influenced by Japanese food, Middle Eastern food and vegan food and so the meals I make infuse these cuisines all together. I would definitely be very excited to cook a meal or two!!
Countries I’ve Visited
Czech Republic, Netherlands, Spain
Countries I’ve Lived In
Australia, Thailand, United Kingdom