#56 Annestine Bae

Added on by Michael Donovan.

AnneStine B. is a true multidimesional creative being. After leaving Norway for Copenhagen where she competed in the barista world championships, she eventually found herself in NYC. She now finds herself balancing life as a stylist, creative director, foodie, editor and publisher of Brutal Magazine. We catch up in the East Village's 6BC botanical Garden. Discussion includes: 

  • Defining brutal and weird
  • The transitions of emotions when things end
  • Creative collaborations to raise funds to support your work
  • Making it as an artist in NYC
  • The frustrations and potential with the modern commercial art market 
  • The art world’s jello cake mix of talent and money
  • Putting value toward work that connects with people
  • Beyond boring corporate mediocrity with authentic hooks
  • Building collectives and networks filled with authentic people for scale
  • Making death exciting
  • The view of life through the eyes of an international barista foodie
  • The beauty of nerds
  • The life and flow of the freelancer in Manhattan

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