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Beka is a grasroots field and online organizer, as well as the co-founder and director of Not An Alternative, a volunteer-run non-profit organization based in Brooklyn, New York, whose mission aims to integrate art, activism, technology and theory in order to affect popular understandings of events, symbols and history. Not An Alternative is the co-producer with Eyebeam of the Upgrade! NY monthly program series.
Beka has produced videos and creative interventions for campaigns and clients in this capacity, including Greenpeace USA, Oxfam International, New Immigrant Community Empowerment, and performance artist Reverend Billy. Beka serves on the Steering Committee of Where We Are Now, a network of roughly 100 New York based arts, cultural and academic institutions coordinating efforts around politics and activism. She has been interviewed and quoted on CNN, BBC, Fox, NBC, ABC, NPR, NY Times, Washington Post and many other media outlets.