Niki Nakazawa

Niki Nakazawa was Active Cultures' Story Resident in February, 2020.

Niki Nakazawa is the Oaxaca-based co-owner of the agave spirits brand Neta. Since making her home in Mexico in 2007, she has worked across creative disciplines as a promoter and producer of music, art, film, food, and drink. In 2012 she founded experimental pop-up restaurant and catering company Pichón, deepening her knowledge in Mexican foodways, local products, and culinary history. She consulted on the mezcal offerings for the 2017 Noma pop-up in Tulum and has worked as a field producer and fixer on select episodes of the Netflix shows "Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat," "Ugly Delicious," and "Street Food."