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  • Fluent in Afrikaans, English; learning German
  • 36, Male
  • Member since 2023
  • Documentary Film Maker
  • Post-Grad Honors in Film & Television Open Window 2013
  • From Centurion, Gauteng, South Africa
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About Me

Greetings fellow pilgrims and guides.

I'm an artist and filmmaker from the beautiful city of Cape Town, South Africa.

What gets me up in the morning is exploring the human condition through my work as an artist and filmmaker. Also coffee.

Aside from my creative pursuits, I'm also a practitioner of mindfulness, cross-fit and the conversational arts. Lover of pranks, paradox and presence who values sincerity, adventure and soul.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I see traveling as a pilgrimage rather than a holiday. I want to get the inside story of what a place is all about and how the people living there relate to it.

My interest is in the inner landscape as opposed to the ones that we see on postcards. To explore the strange corners, eat the hidden gems, and see the world on a deeper level.


  • philosophy
  • art
  • spirituality
  • documentary
  • cinéphile

Music, Movies, and Books


Ben Lukas Boysen
Weyes Blood
Jaga Jazzist
Nills Frahm

100 Years of Solitude - Gabriel García Márquez

Crime and Punishment - Fyodor Dostoevsky

Fierce Invalids Home from Hot Climates - Tom Robbins


8½ - Federico Fellini
Stalker - Andrei Tarkovsky
The Silence - Ingmar Bergman
The Lighthouse - Robert Eggers
Julien Donkey Boy - Harmony Korine

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

10 Day Vipassana Course
Made a short film for the Silverskerm Fees.
Visited and documented 9 South African lighthouses and their keepers.
Made a short film about a charity shop owner and her 250 cats.

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach photography, doodling and conceptual thinking.

I'm a fantastic sound board!

I would love to learn the depths of your cities underground. It's subcultures, rituals and values.

I would love to share my stories, ideas and good manners.

What I Can Share with Hosts

Food, time and energy

Countries I’ve Visited

Angola, Botswana, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Japan, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, Netherlands, Nigeria, Poland, Switzerland, United States, Zambia

Countries I’ve Lived In

South Africa

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