Akkara


Akkara Naktamna was born in Bangkok in 1979 and started shooting as a self-taught photographer in 2008 influenced by Elliott Erwitt's book and a comedy movie named "Pecker". His works have been shown widely both in Thailand and abroad such as IPA Street Photography Asia Award 2013 (Singapore), Miami Street Photography Festival 2013 (USA), Xishuangbana Photo Festival 2014 (China), Photo Bangkok Festival 2015, Singapore Photo Festival 2016, etc. In 2016 Akkara made a zine named "SIGNS" which was a shortlist of the Anamorphosis Prize 2016 and also was collected at MoMA Library Collection. He founded Good Art Book: a website for promoting Thai self-published art book, c-Type Magazine: a blog for featuring interesting photo series from talented photographers, and co-founded Street Photo Thailand collective. Currently Akkara works as a software engineer, has one adorable daughter, and spends his free time for photography.