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Léa Mayer

Brussels, Brussels, Belgium

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Overview

  • 35 Positive References
  • Fluent in English, French; learning Danish, Dutch, German, Spanish
  • 27, Female
  • Member since 2008
  • Visual artist / art teacher
  • boyish (grew up with 2 brothers) but...
  • From Paris & Copenhagen
  • Profile 65% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Make boring things seem dramatic

ABOUT ME

Hmm...hard to describe myself with english words, I'm really dynamic, joyful, I would say I'm a pretty honest and reliable person. I can be grumpy sometimes but on most times I'm uh... a nice and liveliness person. And I'm always up for a football game or to go party, or for a long talk or...

PHILOSOPHY

Cycling makes you feel like flying

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

I like to believe that trust, niceness and curiosity are part of this world.

Interests

Drawing. Attending exhibitions and concerts, art Books. I love french boxing, cycling, climbing, swimming, hiking, playing football, snowboarding, camping.
I like DIY : bike maintenance, crafting all kinds of stuff, sewing, puppet playing.
But way more than all of this I love travelling and meet people, love going out and discover new stuff everyday. Oh and I really enjoy dancing and singing even though I'm not sure to be very gifted ;)

Music, Movies & Books

FILMS:
Most Kusturica' s, Almodovar's, Tim Burton's, Kubrick's, Jacques Tati's and Hitchcock's movies and others like Easy Rider, Rebel without a cause, A Bigger Splash, Do the right thing, das Leben der Anderen, Amelie, Existenz... I'm sure I forgott most of them but, it's always like that, I'm gonna have all the names in the head tommorow.
MUSIC:
The Whites-stripes, Beirut, Belle&Sebastian, Bob Dylan, Air, Tom Waits, David Bowie, John Butler Trio, Radiohead, Kinobe, Beck, the Knife, Arcade Fire, The Strokes AND : the Beatles, the Doors, The Clash, Led Zep, The Kinks, Jeff Beck, Crosby Stills&Nash, the Velvet underground, the talking heads and some froggy music : Mano Solo, Arthur H, -M-, Bashung, La Femme, Mano Negra, Gainsbourg etc.
BOOKS:
I'm completely into all of the books of Georges Perec, it's amazing, I'm never disappointed. and :
E.A. Poe The Raven, Baudelaire à une Passante, Rimbaud le dormeur du val, Süskind le parfum, Kafka la metamorphose, Boris Vian l'écume des jours and J'voudrai pas crever, A good day to die of Jim Morisson, On the Road of Jack Kerouc, le rouge et le Noir of Stendhal, Mme Bovary of Flaubert. and I LOVE comic books, they make me happy.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

When I was working in the Chinati foundation in Marfa Texas, all mornings, when I used to go to work, I used to see antilopes and rabbits running in Judd's piece of art in the desert at sunrise. It was such a perfect way to start a new day!
ANOTHER:
When I was living in Copenhaguen, one night I was going back home, it was a full moon on winter.
Anyway, I passed riding my bike by the docks and saw the sea was all freezed. Slowly and carefully, under the light of the moon, I walked on the sea, I walked pretty far actually, all the boats were around me, awesome experience !
THE LATEST ONE :
I was arrested at the Serbia border and put in a weird sort of jail during 7 hours with 4 other guys because I was travelling with a french ID and not a passport. It actually happened to be a lot of fun and laughs with my jail pals.

Teach, Learn, Share

I love to learn to play music instruments, to do something useless but really cool like new way to whistle, open a bier bottle all kinds of way etc.
I love to learn about culture, art, music and more.
Just learning all kinds of stuff is exciting for me anyway!
I can teach drawing, how to make a puppet act (I made my own at home), how to fix a bike (the basics at least), a lot about art, about drinking belgian beer, what would be your name if you were a prostitue and so on

Countries I've Visited

Austria, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cuba, Czech Republic, Estonia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Montenegro, Norway, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I've Lived In

Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany

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