what it is?

nakkan is a brand of a non-profit initiative which brings together contemporary artists from Vietnam and the Philippines and cultural managers of contemporary art, for a better knowledge of the artistic talents and qualities of the artists.  nakkan offers different ways of promotion such as constant updates in its interactive website, Facebook page, collaboration in the sales of art pieces and the curation of  art exhibits.
nakkan is born from a research of contemporary art in Vietnam and the Philippines made ​​in 2008 by Nana Cardona.
Currently, the nakkan website provides information on contemporary artists in Vietnam and the Philippines that form part of the research.
These artists range from ages 23 to 72. The research contains 150 index cards that correspond to all the artists whom the author met, by interviewing them, visiting  their studios and living among them for the 5 month duration of her field research.