The Gambia – Portraits of Victims and the TRRC update, July 2019

The Gambia: Shocking and distressing revelations coming out of the Truth Reconciliation and Reparations Commission in The Gambia over the past couple of days…particularly pertinent to those who have shared their stories with us for our on-going series, ‘Gambia-victims and resisters’ The Gambia – Portraits of Victims and the TRRC update, July 2019. Images ©Jason Florio / Words by Helen Jones-Florio. #Portraits4PositiveChange

Spotlight on ‘The Gambia -Victims and Resisters’ Social Documentary Network

ZEKE The Magazine of Global Documentary ZEKE Awards -To view Jason Florio’s entry: The Gambia – victims, and resisters‘ click here The jurors are now reviewing the entries and they will announce the winners by July 1, 2019. Wishing everyone who has entered the competition, the very best of luck. To view all the entries, […]

Press: Le Monde Afrique – In the Gambia, the wounded faces of Yahya Jammeh’s dictatorship

Le Monde Afrique Gambia: British photographers Jason Florio and Helen Jones-Florio met dozens of victims of the former president’s regime “I do not care what you do with my photo or my testimony,” concluded Alagie Sonko after the meeting.  It is the fact that you came to listen to me that did me the greatest […]

‘Portraits for Positive Change’ the Gambia. The story so far…

It’s been an incredibly momentous, emotional – and active! – few months for us both, here in the Gambia. Since we arrived back on the West African coast in February we’ve held two photographic exhibitions of the portraits from our on-going body of work, ‘Gambia – victims, and resisters of a regime‘ ‘Portraits to Remember’ […]