Gaston Van Duyse-Adam

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About me

Gender Male
Industry Consulting
Occupation varies...
Location Beverly Hills, CA, United States
Introduction Former Belgian Ambassador in China,Mexico,Egypt,Bosnia,Macedonia.Consul General in Hong Kong.Posted in Washington,Brussels EU,Geneva,Rome,Paris. Diplomat,natural dilettant ,allergic to all forms of closets,openminded (I hope)
Interests Collector of contemporary art. Travel (Italy, South East Asia). Others. Author of the essai “Traces” published in 2010 (Editions Ligne ClaireBruxelles) Researcher in the field of International Affairs. Member of the Pacific Council on International Policy in Los Angeles.
Favorite Movies L'Aventura (Antonioni), Rocco and his brothers/Senso (Visconti), The third man (Carol Reed), Melancolia (Lars von Trier). Italian neo-realists, Jean Luc Godard, Orson Welles.
Favorite Music Purcell, Bach, Haendel Satie, Ravel. Opera (Mostly Italian). Stromae, Massive Attack, Frank Ocean, .
Favorite Books Plateforme by Michel Houllebecq, Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert, The Glass Palace by Amitav Gosh, La chambre noire de Longwood by Jean Paul Kauffman, The Wasteland by T.S.Eliot. Complete oeuvre :Thomas Mann, Tennessee Williams, Gore Vidal, Wayne Koestenbaum, Christopher Hitchens, David Plante, Martin Amis, Ian McEwan, Mishima, Emily Dickinson, Marcel Proust, Camille Paglia, Susan Sontag...Tintin, Agatha Christie. HANYA YANAGIHARA ( A little life).

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