Great news – my ongoing project in collaboration with Helen Jones-Florio , victims and resisters of the former Gambian regime under Yahya Jammeh, made the Finalists in the LensCulture Portrait Awards 2019. Big congratulations to all the other Winners, Jurors’ Picks, Finalists and thanks to LensCulture and the esteemed jurors.
Youtube Jason Florio LensCulture Interview “I really hope that these pictures will break down the barriers, and get people to see them as human beings… they are not a threat, they have the same hopes and aspirations as all of us… “Jason Florio The European migrant crisis has receded from the public eye but continues to […]
The Best of LensCulture VOL.2 Big thanks to all LensCulture for sending me a copy of their new photobook: ‘The Best of LensCulture VOL.2’ – which features my ‘Destination Europe’ series, which was one of the Juror’s Picks in the Exposure Awards category. The Best of LensCulture, Vol. 2 Here are 162 award-winning photographers you […]
A very nice surprise to hear my images from the migration crisis in the Mediterranean is a Jurors’ Pick in the LensCulture ExposureAwards2018– Many thanks to Mazie Harris at the Department of Photographs Getty Museum for selecting my work, and many thanks to Jim and Millie Casper and the LensCulture team – and big congrats to all the all the other photographers! […]