Zaina Anwar

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About me

Gender FEMALE
Industry Arts
Occupation Painter/Writer
Introduction Painter/poet
Interests Painting, Literature, Music, Folklore, Philosophy, Eccentrics, Anarchism, Poetry, Gothic horror, Native American Culture, WabiSabi, Zen Buddhism, Mythology, Outsider Art, Calligraphy, Plants, Mountains, Old Manuscripts, Indigenous Art, Indigenous Jewellery, Environment, Hand made things, Clay Pottery, old books etc.
Favorite Movies Those directed by: Ingmar Bergman, Kurosawa, Ozu, Fellini, Antonioni, Andrei Tarkovsky, Stanley Kubrick, Robert Altman, Jim Jarmusch, Elia Suleiman, The Coen Brothers, Wes Anderson, Michael Haneke, Martin Scorsese, Woody Allen, Tim Burton, Sergio Leone, David Lynch, Wong Kar Wai, Asif Kapadia, Fritz Lang, Quentin Tarantino, Terry Gilliam, Guillermo Del Toro, David Fincher, Jane Campion, Sophia Coppola, Tom Tykwer, Werner Herzog....
Favorite Music Beethoven, Verdi, Wagner, Jewish Klezmer music, John Coltrane, Omar Faruk Tekbilek, Houria Aichi, Natacha Atlas, Gorillaz, Sneaker Pimps, The Orb, Laika, System 7, Bjork, Sigur Ros, Arrovane, Royksopp, Fujia and Miyagi, David Bowie, Boards of Canada, Mogwai, Nina Simone, Portishead, Nightmares on Wax, Tortoise, Franz Ferdinand, Nirvana, Tricky, Massive Attack, Morcheeba, The xx, Grizzly Bear and the list goes on and on....
Favorite Books Those by: Alan Moore, A.S Byatt, Albert Camus, Aldous Huxley, Arthur Koestler, Carson McCullers, Cervantes, D.H Lawrence, Edgar Allen Poe, Edith Wharton, Elizabeth Bowen, Kafka, Nietzsche, Dostoevsky, George Orwell, Goethe, Maupassant, Henry James, Hermann Hesse, Italo Calvino, Isaac Bashevis Singer, Jack Kerouac, Joseph Conrad, Knut Hamsun, Lawrence Durell, Tolstoy, M.R James, Margaret Atwood, Nadine Gordimer, Simone de Beauvoir, Thomas Hardy, Thomas Mann, Virginia Woolf etc etc..