Olga Abeleva

Berlin, Berlin, Germany

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  • having a time in art school
  • From Saint Petersburg, Russia
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About Me

just trying to get by, learn from things other than books, see stuff so that later i can paint it, collect other people's weird stories

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

to find a couch to sleep on in exchange for a mural painted on your wall/ breakfast/ stories


dancing (best in kitchens), drumming (best in basements), paintings (best on walls), eating (can be done anywhere)

Music, Movies, and Books

for books - Milan Kundera, Kurt Vonnegut, Tom Robbins, J.D. Sallinger, Leo Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Mayakovsky, Kerouac, Frank O'Hara, William S. Burroughs, James Joyce, Patrick Suskind, Allen Ginsberg, Matthew Dickman, Ayn Rand, Leonard Cohen, Patti Smith (Just Kids rules!), Nazim Hikmet.

music - T rex, GBV, alice coltrane, allman brothers, velvet underground, bruce springsteen, weezer, lou reed, the zombies, nick decaro, swans, diana ross, patsy cline, ariel pink, arvo part, beach boys, blondie, bob D, brian eno, brenda ray, MBV, theesatisfaction, built to spill, buddy holly, pulp, freelove fenner, buzzcocks, the caretaker, david bowie duh, chad vangaalen, chet baker, chris bell, nina simone, crass, chopin, poppy family, carole king, crosby stills nash and young, mashina vremeni, DDT, the crystals, television, curtis mayfield, television personalities, julie doiron, erics trip, nico, st vincent, dolly mixture, destroyer, deerhoof, devo, dinosaur jr, django erinhardt, do make say think, donovan, the doors, erik satie, fiona apple, flaming lips, raincoats, the slits, frank zappa, harald grosskopf, jefferson airplane, john maus, john zorn, jonathan richman, kendrick lamar, the kinks, led zep, townes van zandt, leonard cohen, captain beefheart, neil young, nick cave, thee oh sees, os mutantes, talking heads, steely dan, portishead, sam cooke, ray charles, r stevie moore, roxy music, roy orbison, simon/garfunkel, slowdive, sonic youth, can, kraftwerk, gary numan, spiritualized, stereolab, suburban lawns, sun ra, the tammys, tom waits, ty segall,

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

hiked down the east coast trail in newfoundland, through the marshy lands to see whales frolicking in the ocean!

Teach, Learn, Share

i'm a slow runner but a fast learner

What I Can Share with Hosts

i can make you dinner, make a painting of your face (might not be flattering), be a hike companion

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Canada, France, Germany, Iceland, Italy, Spain, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Canada, Russian Federation

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