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Finding creative ways of empowering communities to connect and become active in their future while maintaining the importance of their history and culture.
I graduated from NYU studying interactive telecommunication (http://itp.nyu.edu). I am especially interested in interactive environments that connect our physical world to the computer(virtual) world through various forms of sensing and interaction.
I hope to use my creations to encourage and make people aware of how to live more sustainability. I would also like to create technology that engages and inspires the community to use technology for social and environmental justice.
Try everything once(well... almost everything)
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
By giving couchsurfers an authentic perspective on the cultures and subcultures of the current city I live in. Sharing the secrets and my knowledge of that city. Through immersing myself in the cultures of the places I visit through exploration and connecting with the community.
graphic design, media art, architecture, sustainability, bicycles, public transportation, information visualization, VJ, electronic music, botany, cinematography, food culture, material fabrication
- graphic design
- electronic music
Music, Movies, and Books
Cinema: Il Conformisa(and all other neo-realist), Fondo y Liz, Gattaca, l'Auberge Espagnole, Moulin Rouge, Garden State, Magnolia(and all Paul Thomas Anderson), Pi...
Authors: J.D. Salinger, Herman Hesse, William J. Craddock, Joseph Heller...
Music: Radiohead, Boards of Canada, Stars, Broken Social Scene, Aphex Twin, Justice, M83, Mulatu Astatke, Menomena, The Books, Sigur Rós, Mogwai, Jimi Hendrix, Portishead, Philip Glass...
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Helped build a house in a township in Capetown, South Africa
Teach, Learn, Share
I can teach drums, piano, guitar and always want to learn new instrument. I love to cook and love even more to learn about new foods and recipes. I'd like to learn about almost anything and to share my own knowledge.
Countries I’ve Visited
Argentina, Austria, Brazil, Cambodia, Canada, China, Colombia, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mexico, Myanmar, Poland, Portugal, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States, Venezuela, Viet Nam
Countries I’ve Lived In
Singapore, United States, Viet Nam