#107 Lucie Fink

Lucie is the joyful personality showing the world how to experiment with their lifestyle, 5 days at a time. I meet up with her in her midtown apartment to talk about her work, ideas, and life.

• What these experiments actually are
• How one hacks their lifestyle
• Dealing with negative comments
• Opening up about yourself publicly
• Balancing depth with commercialization
• Creating content for VR
• Would you give up your heart or your mind?

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#56 Annestine Bae

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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#54 Dan the Automator

I first met Dan Nakamura, AKA Dan the Automator, when I shot his album and press kit for his band, Got a Girl," with our mutual friend Mary. Dan has been a hip hop producer who's work has been heard for the past 30 years in a variety of genre's of music. Though his work he has collaborated with the greatest musicians and gathered insight and wisdom about creativity, art and music. Today I sit down with him in the East Village to talk about art. 

Some topics we go over:

  • Adding distraction to remove the pressure

  • Validation through Commercializations contrasted to Validation through art

  • Make the art you want to make

  • Likeminded people find eachother to make awe

  • Doing what makes you happy without compromise

  • Creating your own world with a do or die attitude

  • Working with odd, different people, who drum to their own beat that are in the world in spite of the world

  • Using your humor for difficult subjects

  • The joy of the ups and downs

  • The future of music

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