PRESS: ‘Portraits of a Rescue on the Mediterranean’ images by Jason Florio – VQR

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VQR – cover image © Jason Florio/MOAS_EU, 2015


In doing so, with more than 100 subjects, Florio has created a humanizing counterpoint to the images that have dominated the narrative of the migration crisis so far. “I know it sounds cliché, but I felt these portraits were an effective way to find the individual in the whole mess. All the images of migrants we’ve seen are of chaotic hordes. I thought it was important to give them a space to represent themselves.”. Read the whole feature at VQR on-line 


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VQR – Portraits ©Jason Florio/MOAS_EU 2015. All rights resrved

Published by Jason Florio & Helen Jones-Florio

Award-winning photographer, filmmaker, and writer, Jason Florio (, and photographer, producer, videographer and writer, Helen Jones-Florio Twitter @floriophotonNYC Instagram Instagram Instagram Instagram

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