Opening of ‘Memory House’, The Gambia, West Africa. Honouring the victims, and survivors of the former regime.

The opening of ‘Memory House’ The Gambia, West Africa – a homage to the victims, resisters, and survivors of the former 22 year regime of Yahya Jammeh. Colour portraits by Jason Florio & Helen Jones-Florio. Black and white portraits by Bitzphotography

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CAP Prize 2021 Winners Announced – including ‘Gambia-victims, and resisters’

The CAP Prize is directed at photographers whose work engages with the African continent or its diaspora. It consists of a series of exhibitions produced in collaboration with major photography festivals in Africa and the rest of the world.⠀2021 Winners: Aàdesokan, Katel Delia, Jason Florio, Fabrice Monteiro, Joseph Obanubi

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TRIAL: The Victims of Enforced Disappearances. Images ©Jason Florio/Helen Jones-Florio

TRIAL- International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances, 2021. Images by Jason Florio & Helen Jones-Florio, taken from their long-term multimedia series, ‘Gambia-victims, and Resisters’ The Victims of Enforced Disappearances It’s not uncommon for States to do away with bothersome individuals and ensure their grip on the people by threatening them of sudden disappearance.Continue reading “TRIAL: The Victims of Enforced Disappearances. Images ©Jason Florio/Helen Jones-Florio”

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Afghan Notes: Jason Florio, August 2000

Afghan Notes – Jason Florio, August 2000: The Taliban Ministry of Foreign Affairs told us on arrival to Kabul that we could take pictures of anything as long as it’s not a living being – all images of humans and animals had been outlawed by them. Later that day we headed into an area of Kabul, home to the Hazara ethnic group, who were particularly persecuted by the Taliban…

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