Photography assignments in West Africa – what the Florios have been up to lately

Since completely the inaugural ‘Photos Tell Stories: teaching photography – a visual language‘ workshops, in The Gambia, West Africa, Jason Florio and I have worked on a number of diverse assignments, here in West Africa –  a couple of them together,  just over the border into the Casamance, Southern Senegal, for NGO Concern Universal, andContinue reading “Photography assignments in West Africa – what the Florios have been up to lately”

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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 toContinue reading “In isolation between a ‘Rock and a Hot Place’”

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#WorldToiletDay2019 – Images & short film ©Jason Florio / United Purpose NGO

#WorldToiletDay2019 – Polio Victim, Lawrence Itsu, of Bisu ward, Nigeria, constructed his own toilet after his community was triggered. He is a shoemaker, teacher and also offers computer services in his village. He is married with five children. Image ©Jason Florio/United Purpose

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Stories Behind Doors, The Gambia

Photographer, Jason Florio, makes a portrait Awa Barrow, holding a phone picture of her son, the late Omar Barrow, journalist and Red Cross volunteer, who was shot dead during student protests in The Gambia, on April 10, 2000 ©Helen Jones-Florio

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