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In isolation between a ‘Rock and a Hot Place’

In isolation between a ‘Rock and a Hot Place‘ – we arrived in the UK just over a month ago, for a short break from our assignments in The Gambia, West Africa. We had intended to head to the small island of Malta, which we have called our other home for the past five years. After this, we planned to return to The Gambia to continue our projects.

However, the days following our return to the UK Malta closed its airport, soon followed by The Gambia. So, we find ourselves grounded, literally, here in the UK at my mother’s house – waiting for the skies to open again. In the meantime, I watch her English country garden slowly break bud and bloom, and Helen as the light finds her in our roost above the barn – whilst, all the time wildly conscious of the struggle around us, the fight for life… Jason Florio

Our niece, who is isolating with her family, keeping her social distance, but echoing her uncle with her camera ©Jason Florio April 2020

In isolation between a ‘Rock and a Hot Place’

My Mum, who is self-isolating, wearing a mask outside and keeping her social distance (her dog. Space, is in the background) ©Jason Florio April 2020

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Helen, with ‘Space’ dog ©Jason Florio

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Location: April 2020 – Currently, physical-distancing in the UK

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In isolation between a ‘Rock and a Hot Place‘ - photojournalist Jason Florio, standing with his mum's dog, 'Space'. Image ©Helen Jones-Florio, April 2020
In isolation between a ‘Rock and a Hot Place‘ – photographer, Jason Florio, with his mum’s dog, ‘Space’. Image ©Helen Jones-Florio, April 2020

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Press: ‘Paradigm Shift’ Malta – Monocle Magazine

Monocle Magazine - Daphne Caruana Galizia memorial, Valletta, Malta © Jason Florio

Who Killed Daphne Caruana Galizia – memorial, Valletta, Malta © Jason Florio for Monocle Magazine.

 

‘The Paradigm Shift’ Monocle Magazine

After the killing of an investigative Maltese journalist, new torchbearers came forward to hold the government to account and battle corruption – words by Andrew Mueller / Images © Jason Florio for Monocle Magazine (print edition)

The Shift, Malta journalist and co-founder, Caroline Muscat - image ©Jason Florio for Monocle Magazine

The Shift- co-founder, Caroline Muscat. image ©Jason Florio for Monocle Magazine

Monocle Magazine - The Shift, Malta- journalist and co-founder, Jurgen Balzan. Image ©Jason Florio

The Shift- co-founder, Jurgen Balzan. Image ©Jason Florio for Monocle Magazine

August 2018

Currently in Malta – covering Europe and Africa

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‘The Best of LensCulture VOL.2’ – photo book

Photobook: The Best of LensCulture VOL.2 - 'Destination Europe' images © Jason Florio

The Best of LensCulture VOL.2 – ‘Destination Europe’ images © Jason Florio

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.

Photobook : The Best of LensCulture VOL.2 - cover

The Best of LensCulture VOL.2 – cover. Copies can be purchased online.

 

The Best of LensCulture, Vol. 2

Here are 162 award-winning photographers you should know. These exciting contemporary photographers come from 38 countries on five continents, and they are making remarkable work right now in diverse cultures around the world. It’s fresh, inspiring, insightful and thought-provoking.

This book celebrates excellence in the visual language of photography in all genres: documentary, fine art, photojournalism, portrait, street photography, abstract, landscape, architecture, nature, alternative process, experimental, poetic, personal, and more… read more on the LensCulture site

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August 2018

Currently in Malta – covering Europe and Africa

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Ports of Hope, Malta – candlelit vigil. Images ©Jason Florio

Ports of Hope, people light candles on the rocks, candlelit vigil to honor the lives lost at sea and the need for solidarity, Valletta, Malta, 5th July 2018

Ports of Hope, a candlelit vigil to honor the lives lost at sea and the need for solidarity, Valletta, Malta, 5th July 2018 ©Jason Florio

 

Candlelit Vigil, Malta – Ports of Hope

 

Ports of Hope, candlelit vigil to honor the lives lost at sea and the need for solidarity, Valletta, Malta, 5th July 2018

Ports of Hope, a candlelit vigil to honor the lives lost at sea and the need for solidarity, Valletta, Malta, 5th July 2018 ©Jason Florio

 

July 2018

Currently in Malta – covering Europe and Africa

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