NatGeo Travel: The route aims to draw travellers from the Gambia’s golden coast towards its lesser-explored interior. Named for a mythical water-dwelling beast, the trail traces the Gambia River 225 miles upstream from Banjul, an intrepid journey to the nation’s heart. Images ©Jason Florio
El Pais’ Opinion’ page ran the portraits for 6 days last week, both online and in hard copy. Jason Florio’s portraits form part of a larger body of work, ‘Silafando – a gift to you on behalf of my journey’. Formal portraits of Gambian chiefs (the ‘Alkalos’) and elders, taken whilst on the first fully documented circumnavigation of The Gambia, West Africa, entirely by foot – 930km. With producer, and photographer, Helen Jones-Florio.
A sneak preview of the front cover of the booklet for our next exhibition, ‘Portraits for Positive Change‘, the Gambia. All images are taken from an on-going body of work, here in West Africa ‘Gambia – victims, and resisters of a regime‘ The booklet is to accompany the portraits – and video – of our second exhibition of […]
Photography Presentation River Gambia Source-to-Sea Jason Florio’s African Odyssey Event: held by Avantech/Canon Malta Date: September 5th, 2017 Time: 7.3opm-9.30pm* Venue: Avantech, Avantech Building, Saint Julians Road, San Gwann, Malta – view map Our lecturer for the evening will be Jason Florio, a freelance documentary photographer with a focus on under reported stories about people living […]