Jesse James (1987, Vancouver). He lives and works between Lisbon and Ponta Delgada as a cultural programmer and independent curator, combining curatorial projects, communication consultancy and strategic management for cultural projects and structures. He is co-founder and executive director of Anda & Fala – Cultural Association, a contemporary and multidisciplinary creation structure. Since 2011, he assumes the artistic direction of Walk & Talk – Festival of Arts, in the Azores. He has a degree in Tourism and Leisure from ESTH / IPG and attended a postgraduate degree in Art Curation at FCSH, from Universidade Nova in Lisbon.