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Everywhere, even when I'm sleeping, life is always going on. Someone is creating art and someone else is dying of thirst; others are falling in love while someone is having his/her heart broken.
I can not believe that my life is just *this* and I can not know more, watch, hear, taste and live more.
I wish to be in different places at the same time and experience all the experiences that a human being can do, but I know that is just impossible and I should stop daydreaming all the time. But since I have discovered the Couchsurfing project my little dream has become a little more real.
Ad maiora semper!!
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
Traveled through the MittelEuropa and met some splendid people. Hosted, among others, two brilliant couples: an American and a French one, in my hometown, Gioia del Colle (Bari). I expect to be soon the godfather of my American - CS - friends!
The world (and a lot of things its inhabitans have done)...in particular? from Homer to homer(Simpson)
Music, Movies, and Books
BOOKS: The Gospel According to Jesus(Saramago), The Corrections (Franzen), Gunfighter Nation, Particules elementaires, Divine Comedy, Mann's "Death in Venice" and others, F. Nietzsche, Negri, McCarthy, Yourcenar, Faulkner, Spinoza, Umberto Eco, Fedor Dostoevskij, Huxley, Bellour, Slavoj Zizek, Gilles Deleuze, David Foster Wallace, "The Finzi Contini Garden" and many more...
MUSIC: "Lamette", Radiohead, Beatles, Pink Floyd, King Crimson, Rolling Stones, Beach Boys, The Shins, Bloc Party, Jesus and Mary Chain, B.R.M.C., Massive Attack, Smashing Pumpkins, Porcupine Tree, New Order, NIN, Joy Division, Blonde Redhead, Vinicio Capossela, Vulgar Pictures, Strokes, Pixies, CSS, Beethoven, The Smiths, Kings of Convenience, The Kills, Low, I am Kloot, Nick Cave, CSI, Led Zeppelin, B.Eno, Radio Dept., Hives, Bjork, Beck, Sigur Ros, Thievery Corporation, Chemical Brothers, Xiu Xiu, Liars, My bloody valentine...
CINEMA: Kubrick, Malick, Dreyer, Kieslowski, Herzog, Luchino Visconti, Antonioni, Fassbinder, Lars Von Trier, Monty Python, Kusturica, Abel Ferrara, Wong Kar Wai, "les amantes reguliers" and Philippe Garrel, Park Chan-wook( "Sympathy for Mr. Vengenance", "Oldboy" and "Sympathy for Lady Vengeance"),"Mysterious Skin", "Buffalo 66", "Boogie Night", "Magnolia", "P greek", "Requiem for a Dream"(but Aronofsky's "The Fountain" was really disappointing. Luckly he raises himself up with the Wrestler and the Black Swan)...
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Volunteering in Sarajevo with children where I've also met some of the best people ever.
Playing Theater of the Oppressed with some African workers was an incredible experience as well as teaching Italian to foreigners.
Teach, Learn, Share
I can give some basic notion of Italian cuisine and cook, of course, to practice a bit. I've also some know-how about the method of the Theater of the Oppressed that I can share with others.
For the rest, I'm really broadly open to know everything about humans and world.
Countries I’ve Visited
Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, United States, Vatican City State
Countries I’ve Lived In
China, Italy, United Kingdom