Nama provides a simple but powerful platform to access information and news from the world of documentary photography & film in Asia. Nama’s posts provide information about documentary art scene in Asia that is often overlooked or not easy to find by the larger regional & international photo community.
When possible, Nama will post in English and local language so that Nama can be of service to the international community and local documentary photography and film scenes alike.
Nama has no personal politics and strives to equally post news from all documentary photography and film scenes in Asia. If any topics from your region has been overlooked, please email us to let us know and we will post it. firstname.lastname@example.org
Nama is a social enterprise and will reinvest in the documentary photo & film communities in Asia.
The Japanese word “nama” ( 生 ) in itself has various meanings. Nama is raw, fresh, natural, unprocessed, unprotected, live and student. The fact that nama can mean many things in many languages, is the reason for choosing the word for this site.