Our collaborators are critical and creative practitioners of all stripes, hailing from the Bay Area and points across the country and globe.
also known as Vanessa Nguyen, is a community organizer, artist, and curator based in Oakland, CA. She is known for organizing a diverse array of events from intimate rare live concerts and pop-up art shows to large-scale art and music celebrations, such as Oakland Music Festival. As an artist and curator, BESAME aims to present new + local ideas to a multiplicity of crowds, thereby creating refreshing dialogue that stems from immediate difference.
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