Questions: Anastasia Howe Bukowski


Anastasia Howe Bukowski is one of our close friends--a Canadian living in New York, a gentlewoman and a scholar. Great Big Sea or go home, you know. 


Name: Anastasia Howe Bukowski

Occupation: I'm the studio manager at a creative agency and write/edit/research/do a handful of other things on the side for money and sometimes for love too

Location: New York City

Astrological sign: Gemini sun, Taurus moon, Leo rising

Official URL(s): 

Favourite flower: Sunflower

Favourite sports team: Raptors

Most overwhelming personality trait: Overwhelming for whom? 

Last person you spoke to: My maternal grandfather's third wife, Ilana

What you ate for breakfast: Raisin Bran

What's your favourite scent? Cape Cod National Seashore, especially after a rain

What inanimate object can you not live without? .mp3 file

How would you define what you do for a living? It's a work in progress

Favourite artistic material: iPhone


Ultimate, untimely dreams: Unaffected emotional satisfaction

What don't you do? Know how to drive

Where do you find artistic inspiration? Walking around, friends and family, the radio

What is your current artistic obsession? Mr. Fingers's "Introduction", Fred Moten and Kevin Beasley's discussion on the meaning of value, music, and lyricality (, and archival footage of local Weather Channel forecasts from the early-mid 90s (

Do you collect anything? 70s and 80s era exhibition catalogues from the Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo

What is your current phone background? A picture of my friend Rosie holding an unhappy puppy

Idea of great misery: Utter lovelessness

How do you wish to die? Painlessly in my sleep surrounded by my friends, family, and every single one of my ex-lovers

What tabs are open on your browser right now? UCLA Musicology department landing page, personal email inbox, work email inbox, work calendar, Twitter feed, YouTube video for Carly Rae Jepsen - Cut To The Feeling, eBay search page for vintage Palermo jersey (pink!)

Link to an image you feel most accurately represents you /