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Sylvana Jahre

Berlin, Berlin, Germany

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  • 19 Positive References
  • Fluent in English, German; learning Russian, Swedish
  • 29, Female
  • Member since 2010
  • No occupation listed
  • I study Geography and Sociology
  • From Middle of nowhere somewhere in the former GDR
  • Profile 65% complete

About Me


fly as free as a bird



The city is an ocean of signs’ and an endless array of images: commercial and political hoardings, private messages, spontaneous markings, bombastic graffiti and penetrating advertsing. These armies of discombobulate urban messages, colliding with semi-conscious readings by the passing crowds, form a language of the city; a communication with its very own dynamics.

I am interested in places, esecially cities and the connection to cultures, identities, borders, etc.


I love to take photos and develop them myself in the lab, cook vegetarian food, flea markets, crafting and DIY in general, I read

Music, Movies & Books

Searching for Sugarman, Even the Rain, It´s a wonderful life, Amores Perros, Der Baader Meinhof Komplex, Into the Wild, 4 months 3 weeks 2 days, I am love, Memento, The Reader, The Kite Runner, Big Fish, Rabbit-Proof Fence, The Visitor, Intouchables

Radiohead, Soley, Air, The National, Hundreds, Kings of Convenience, Nick Cave, Amanda Rogers, Temper Trap, The XX, Yann Tiersen, Soap&Skin, I got you on tape, Balmorhea, Molly Nilsson

Electronic Music like Pantha du Prince, Kombinat 100, Nicolas Jaar, Christian Löffler, Bernhard Fleischmann

The Alchemist, Fabian, Planet of Slums...Mostly i read scientific literature

One Amazing Thing I've Done

its the small things in life that are amazing for me

- we were wondering why we have to separate our souls from each other and why we have to have different identities. later the guy wrote to me that i have made him thinking again after a very long time. and he cant stop thinking. that was a wonderful moment.

- four guys from britain stayed at my place. they also happened to be a band and played a friday afternoon concert in my living room, while the sun sneaked into the balcony door. and while 'where is my mind' was played people from the street joined in.

- one girl that i met did not have much experience in traveling. it was basically the first time out of her comfort zone. at the end of the trip she had to say goodbye to a friend she made, a very deep friend, knowing he isnt able to visit her very easily, because he is ukrainian. she was upset and angry. she hated the system, the injustice. but she also felt awakened. in the beginning of the trip she was so anxious and in the end she said 'i guess i have to travel more. i can read books and the newspaper, but to really understand whats going on, i have to go out in the world myself'. i smiled.

Countries I've Visited

Australia, Austria, Bulgaria, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Italy, Lithuania, Malaysia, Moldova, Norway, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom

Countries I've Lived In

Australia, Germany, Sweden

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