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Toni Polo

Paris, Ile-de-France, France

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Overview

  • 7 Positive References
  • Fluent in Catalan, Valencian, French, Portuguese, Spanish; learning Bambara, English
  • 31, Male
  • Member since 2010
  • filmming ethnic music around the world
  • to be crazy
  • From Valencia (Spain)
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

made video music documentaries with a social conscience

ABOUT ME

I'm a filmmaker, dj and journalist convinced in the social efficiency of the art and the culture as tools of awareness, I have developed several intercultural projects in collaboration with different NGO's and associations in Argentina, Spain, Senegal, Morocco, Portugal, Turkey and Mali.

PHILOSOPHY

try to feel always surprise, develope personal projects that mix art and social consience, break stereotypes about the poor countries showing their wealth and cultural diversity.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I can show my city to other persons, helping them to know some interesting parts that are not easy not find if you came as a tourist, and also to participate in some events in Valencia and in the other places that I visit collaborating as world music DJ.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I make CS in Turkey during autumn 2010. I already have had some funny experience during my last travet to Africa during the winter 2010 when I met some people that leave me to sleep in their houses for free and we started a friendship.

Interests

adventure, travell, enjoy, meet different people and cultures, and food, and landscapes, and music, and colours and ways of life and think and sometimes... a spanish omelette!!

Music, Movies & Books

I love japanesse classic films, latin american independent movies, African contemporany cinema, Dogma films... about books I love Borges, Kafka, Oneti, Faulkner, Proust, Pessoa... and about music all kind of new ethno-sounds from Africa, Latin, Balkan, Arab, Asian...

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Go to the Desert Festival in Timbuctu (norht of Mali) in 2010, a bif festival in the Sahara about Touareg music.

Teach, Learn, Share

I can share my knowlegement about cinema and world music, teaching ways of shoot independent documentaries and different kinds of music styles that mix tradition and modern sounds from all over the world.

Countries I've Visited

Germany, Ireland

Countries I've Lived In

Argentina, France, Mali, Portugal, Spain, United Kingdom

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