Royal Academy of Art, The Hague (NL)
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Hans Aarsman (Amsterdam, 1951) is a Dutch photographer and writer, who worked as a photojournalist at Dutch newspaper Trouw and published a series of books. In 1989 he published the book Hollandse Taferelen (Dutch scenes). Aarsman travelled through Holland with his camper for a year, and took pictures of landscapes from the roof of his camper. After 1989 he published three more photo books, before he left photography. He now writes about photography, a.o. for the Volkskrant, and teaches at the Rijksacademie in Amsterdam.
Lino Hellings (1950) is an independent artist, educated as sociologist. She was one of the founders of the legendary Dogtroep, making site specific theatre. From 1992 she worked as an individual artist making art for public space such as railway stations, hospitals and school buildings using different media like video installation, sound walks and large scale photography. In 2004 she created a Train compartment for Alzheimer patients together with Yvonne Dröge Wendel. In 2008 Hellings founded PAPA participating artists’ press agency, an internationally curated network of artist-correspondents.
PAPA is nomadic and works from temporary offices in cities all over the world. PAPA: http://www.papaplatform.com/ Biography: http://www.linohell.nl