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Overview

  • 80 References 45 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, French, Latin, Sign Language - BSL, AUSLAN, NZS, Spanish, Vietnamese; learning Chinese (Simplified), German, Persian (Farsi), Swedish
  • 26, Male
  • Member since 2009
  • Art Director/Filmmaker/Animator/Musician/Lover
  • Cinema/Fine Arts/Photography
  • From Montreal, Québec, Canada
  • Profile 65% complete

About Me

I'M ACCEPTING GUESTS FROM NOW UNTIL the 10th of JULY 2016.
(I'm living at my parents' house at the moment). min 2 nights- max 3 nights

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Things to do in & around MTL: http://www.adventurepotato.com/

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I'm a cis queer narcoleptic social introvert French Canadian from Vietnamese descent who lived in Australia with a Californian accent who really wishes to live in Argentina for a while before settling in Detroit.

I used to work as an Art Director in California, creating and building sets, I now work at the National Film Board of Canada, our national cultural institution for cinema.

I'm currently finishing a feature documentary (partly animated) on adoption practices in Australia - so by now, I'm quite fluent in that issue and will convince you that adoption should be banned in its current form and rethought.

On a day to day basis, I aim to learn everything about sustainable housing.

Queer friendly, size friendly, colour friendly, deaf friendly, religious friendly, mental health friendly, and I'm also chill with non-sexual nudity, no discrimination

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

Couchsurfing changed my life. It suddenly blessed me with friends wherever I wanted to go!

Interests

  • arts
  • singing
  • photography
  • documentaries
  • tattoos
  • swing dancing
  • woodworking
  • music
  • guitar
  • piano
  • cycling
  • snowboarding
  • bike polo
  • biology
  • physics
  • programming
  • playing piano
  • anarchy
  • nuclear physics
  • jarana
  • broomball
  • tapdancing

Music, Movies, and Books

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MOVIES:
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Une Femme Douce, Festen, Dancer in the Dark, CRAZY, My Own Private Idaho, Sweetie, We Need to Talk About Kevin, A Separation, Lost Highway, Habla con ella, Kids, Blue Velvet, Gummo,...

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MUSIC:
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Toro Y Moi, Animal Collective, Leif Vollebekk, Foals, Efterklang, Thom Yorke, Nico Muhly, James Blake, Oscar+Martin, Beach House, Collarbones, Fleet Foxes, King Krule,..

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BOOKS:
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The Perfume (Patrick Suskind), Le Petit Prince (Antoine de St-Exupery), Ru (Kim Thuy), I much enjoy analytic books rather than fiction novels.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Hmm... amazing things aren't really factual. But I have warm memories about spending all night on the beach with other astrophysic fanatics waiting for the solar eclipse.

Teach, Learn, Share

TEACH: I can teach Photoshop, French, Photography theory and expose adoption issues.
LEARN: Spanish (Porteño)
SHARE: we can share music (either passion or literally play together!)

What I Can Share with Hosts

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QUOTES:
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Health brings a freedom very few realize, until they no longer have it.

To love is to read a song from someone's heart and to sing it back to them.

We're not tourists, we're travellers. A tourist is someone who thinks about going home the moment they arrive. Whereas a traveller might not come back at all.

Crisis, Irony, Decline, Renewal, Ambiguity

Your garbage is my gold.

Countries I’ve Visited

Cambodia, Canada, China, Cuba, France, Germany, Guatemala, Israel, Italy, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

Australia, Canada, Mexico, United States, Viet Nam

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