Susannah Tantemsapya is a cultural producer based in Los Angeles and Bangkok. Her career has spanned the fields of art, music, film and journalism with an eclectic mix of experience.

Since 2005, she has been the Founder & Executive Director of Creative Migration, a women-of-color-led, international arts organization with the mission to bring together cultural and climate diplomacy with a special focus on collaborative community building through intersectional practices.. Her most ambitious endeavor to date is Bangkok 1899.









Creative Migration is a women-of-color-led, international arts organization based in Los Angeles and Bangkok.


Founded by Susannah Tantemsapya in 2005, our mission is to bring together cultural and climate diplomacy with a special focus on collaborative community building through intersectional practices. 


“Creative Migration's intelligent, empathetic, innovative, and deeply-engaged director, Susannah Tantemsapya has leant enormous insight, creative insight, and enviable expertise to several projects I have had the privilege to collaborate with her upon.


Between independent film projects, artistic residencies, public art installations and business consultancy, Susannah's extensive experience within the cultural sector, her empathy with multiple stakeholders, and her visionary direction of creative projects within and beyond Creative Migration, all ensure her work, and that of Creative Migration, continues to catalyse and sustain, transformative cross-cultural, transnational initiatives, dialogues, and collaborations.

Realising innovative creative visions from inception, production and execution, Susannah remains a contemplative, accessible collaborator, one I cannot more emphatically recommend, both personally and professionally.”

- Kingston Trinder, Great Nonprofits


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BANGKOK 1899








Bangkok 1899 is a new cultural and civic hub established by Creative Migration, a women-of-color-led, international arts organization based in Los Angeles and Bangkok. 


Our mission is to bring together cultural and climate diplomacy with a special focus on collaborative community building through intersectional practices.

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