Gambia Doors – Beauty Salons. Photography prints by Helen Jones-Florio

Gambia Doors – beauty salons of the The Gambia, West Africa. Photography prints by Helen Jones-Florio. I have a slight obsession with doors and storefronts. These images form part of a much wider collection of photographs of doors and storefronts from The Gambia, taken over many years of both living and working in the region. Regardless of where IContinue reading “Gambia Doors – Beauty Salons. Photography prints by Helen Jones-Florio”

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International Women’s Day 2021

International Women’s Day 2021 – in honor, and respect, of strong women, around the world. Portrait of rape survivor, and human rights activist, Gambian, Fatou ‘Toufah’ Jallow. Image ©Jason Florio/Helen Jones-Florio

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‘I Cannot Bury My Father’ documentary – African Film Festival, New York, 2021

‘I Cannot Bury My Father’, African Film Festival – In 2005, Gambian dictator Yahya Jammeh murdered 56 West African migrants out of fear they were mercenaries intending to overthrow him. The disappearance of their slain bodies robbed families of healing and closure by being unable to bury their loved ones. Isaac Mensah, one of the victim’s sons, shares the emotional toll of this atrocity and his quest for answers…

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