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LAURA GAMSE

Arlington, VA, United States

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Overview

  • 98 Positive References1 Neutral
  • Fluent in English; learning Swahili, Xhosa
  • 30, Female
  • Member since 2006
  • fun makin'
  • yes puhleeze
  • From gnarlington virginia
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

transcend space and time

ABOUT ME

it's understood, i do it for the hood.

PHILOSOPHY

"if we have no peace it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other." -mother teresa (via cody)

be pure. and yearn aggressively.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

made a lil ditty at base camp: http://vimeo.com/2311161

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

skitted around europe, lived with the thailand and alaska collectives, then berkeley base camp! then south africa for three years, where i made a documentary:

http://thecreatorsdocumentary.com/

...and a new world order:

http://invisiblesessions.org/

now i'm working on a couple more projects, specifically a documentary based in the bahamas (http://www.brigidybram.com/) and an investigation into the grey market economy (http://www.misfiteconomy.com/film.php).

Interests

music, art, bikes, sling shots, sneak attacks

Music, Movies & Books

punk, folk, indie, hiphop, prison funk, euphoriacore (http://www.last.fm/music/rifle+recoil), favela riddim, retard disco. hehe. "The Graceful Fallen Mango" by Dave Longstreth, please go get it right now and if you can't find it get something by the Dirty Projectors, and "The Perfect Jewel" by The Gyuto Monks Tantric Choir. Arvo Part for always and for an straight injection of ecstasy, http://www.myspace.com/futureislands ! follow by Jens Lekman if you are blue, and Cocorosie if you are you.

as for books: In Watermelon Sugar by Richard Brautigan, Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach. Lafcadio, the Lion who Shot Back, and What We Talk About When We Talk About Love. for you, from me. others but i am terrible at this game.

movies: days of heaven, pi, habibi, i heart huckabees, devil & daniel johnston, wild combination, most early linklater flicks.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

lived with the CS collectives in Thailand and Alaska. i do believe it is the way we were meant to be, tangled up in each others' lives and limbs, making music, piling on motorbikes and traveling the world.

Teach, Learn, Share

i can make the meanest mix tape you've ever heard.

Countries I've Visited

Austria, Canada, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Malawi, Mexico, Monaco, Myanmar, Namibia, Netherlands, Saint Lucia, Slovenia, Spain, Thailand, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Countries I've Lived In

South Africa, Thailand, United States

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