Scribe of Salmacis

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Location Old Europe
Introduction Curious.
Interests Blossoming vines, winter blasts with snow feeling like needles, sarcasm as in shredding flesh, --, absurd, actor-networks, aesthetics, anarchism, anthropology, anti-humanism, art nouveau, books, bright skies, carnality, cognising and surprising, cooking for friends, cuisine, debate, decadence, disobedience, dreaming, dreams, early mornings, epistemology, feminism, flower power, fractals, freedom, folktales, football, forests, games, hiking, humanism, iconoclasm, improvised theatre, (in)dividual, June, lakes, logic, long conversations, love, MacGyver, no nature - no culture, occult, painting, physical strain, play fight, polemics, pondering, pragmatism, Pre-Raphaelites, poetry, running in the rain, self, sexualities, strategy and trickstery, scorching sun, skating, sunshine, Symbolism, symbols, the smell of fresh cut grass, thunder, totalitarian art, treading lightly, writing
Favorite Movies Bertolucci, Tarkovski, Polanski, Kubrick, Fellini, Pasolini, von Trier, Lynch, Jarmusch, Aronofsky, Solondz, John Cameron Mitchell, Alexander Payne, Peter Greenaway, Ang Lee, Helen Mirren, The Dreamers, Coffee and Cigarettes, The Tenant, The Straight Story, Solaris, Stalker, Satyricon, Roma, A Thousand and One Nights, Sideways, Shortbus, Barry Lyndon, Dead Man, Eat Drink Man Woman, Brokeback Mountain, Touch of Evil, Luna, Dogville, Breaking the Waves, Antichrist, Eraserhead, Wild at Heart, Bitter Moon, Chinatown, The Ninth Gate, Frantic, Groundhog Day, Lost in Translation, Casablanca, Apocalypse Now, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Seven Samurai, City of God, The Silence of the Lambs, Dr. Strangelove, American Beauty, Princess Mononoke, Spirited Away, A Clockwork Orange, Das Boot, Straw Dogs, The Wrestler, Alphaville, Hiroshima Mon Amour, The Umbrellas of Cherbourg, Gran Torino, The Virgin Spring, Donnie Darko, The Isle, Amores Perros, Shrek, The Nightmare before Christmas, The Crime of Father Amaro, The Graduate, Threads, The Woodsman, The Machinist, The Unbearable Lightness of Being
Favorite Music 30s to 60s jazz, Renaissance dances, African percussions, flower power, solo bagpipes, New Weird America, alt, French café, Cole Porter & Ella Fitzgerald, Joanna Newsom, CocoRosie, Leonard Cohen, Laura Marling, Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Knife, Ladytron, Joy Division, Velvet Underground, Owen Pallett, Kauko Röyhkä, PMMP, Joose Keskitalo, Crystal Castles, The Rolling Stones
Favorite Books Michel Tournier, Claude Lévi-Strauss, Deleuze & Guattari, Gabriel García Marquez, Memories of My Melancholy Whores, Italo Calvino, Italian Folktales, Angela Carter, The Bloody Chamber, Aino Kallas, Sudenmorsian, Margaret Atwood, Vladimir Nabokov, Sofi Oksanen, Michel Houellebecq, J.R.R. Tolkien, Ursula LeGuin, Neil Gaiman, Federico García Lorca, Susan Sontag, Alfred Tennyson, William Blake, Desidereus Erasmus, Voltairine de Cleyre, Oscar Wilde, Friedrich Nietzsche, L. Onerva, Uuno Kailas, Eino Leino, Wisława Szymborska, Nag Hammadi, Yuri Rytkheu, Marjane Satrapi, Arthur Rimbaud, Charles Baudelaire, Paul Verlaine, Lucrezia Marinella, Bruno Latour, Marilyn Strathern, Niccolò Machiavelli, Thucydides, Ovidius, magical realism