Documentary Arts Asia is a non-profit organization which works primarily in photography and film, but also audio and narrative writing, to tell the stories from Asia that need to be heard.
Documentary Arts Center is in Chiang Mai, Thailand and supports documentary artists through the provision of training and library resources, grants and promotion. DAA also strive to gain recognition for the importance of high-quality, independent and objective documentary practice through its agency, magazine and documentary arts festival. See more about them here.
Jetana Trust has supported DAA to develop and hold a Photography Master Class and a Video Master Class.
As well as this, Jetana has supported DAA to have one Artist in Residence program, which would allow one video or photography artist to be in residence at the DAA center in Chaing Mai, help with teaching and produce one body of work at DAA which would then be shown at the Center.
Jetana has also supported DAA to buy equipment for their equipment for loan program, helped with buying photo books for their free library, as well as funds for a number of project micro-grants and some materials for their Laisa (Kachin State) satellite center.