P.A.P.A. = participating artists press agency (september 2010) is a worldwide network of artists/correspondents that manufactures news together.
http://www.papaplatform.com: a shared photoblog is an account of the research necessary to find out how the P.A.P.A platform should be organized.
In 2009/2010 P.A.P.A. Platform was be designed on the spot with artists and photojournalists on all continents in P.A.P.A. Labs. The finds of P.A.P.A.Lab on world tour will lead to the design and launch of the P.A.P.A. Platform September 2010. P.A.P.A.Lab has visited Lagos Nigeria, Sao Paulo Brasil, Rotterdam the Netherlands and Bishkek Kyrgystan.
In order to design ‘new’ newscategories P.A.P.A.Lab has looked for equivalents in situations and events taking place in public space around the world. In September 2009 P.A.P.A. Lab was a guest of www.africanartists.org in Lagos Nigeria. In November - December 2009 P.A.P.A. Lab spent time in Sao Paulo Brazil. Hosted by freeDimensional.
After the P.A.P.A. Platform has found its definite shape the P.A.P.A.Lab will continue to operate as a travelling service that unites correspondents on location. Share finds and develop working methods. Initiates workshops. P.A.P.A.Lab will organize public presentations and culture shock therapy.
Running a PAPA Lab with one of the Artscollaboratory members. Develop the platform.