Global Hand Washing Day – tippy tap, The Gambia, West Africa

  ‪#‎GlobalHandwashingDay‬ – October 15th, 2015 Global Handwashing Day, celebrated every year on 15 October, is a day dedicated to raising awareness about the importance of handwashing with soap as an effective and affordable way to prevent diseases. UNICEF Gambia

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Looking back: Gambian photography students learn the art of portraiture with Jason Florio

I just had a conversation with one of my sisters, who told me that my young nephew is about to study photography at school, and that his first powerpoint was going to be about my co-instigator in all things photography (from our expeditions – photography workshops), Jason Florio.  Looking back, for links on here thatContinue reading “Looking back: Gambian photography students learn the art of portraiture with Jason Florio”

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Youtube: Forest Festival, Casamance, Senegal, West Africa

  Late last year, Jason Florio and I traveled the short distance, south, across the border from our home in The Gambia, into the Casamance region of Senegal, West Africa – on assignment for a local NGO, Concern Universal; who we had worked with on previous projects.  The purpose of the assignment was to document a celebratory ‘Festival des Forêt‘,Continue reading “Youtube: Forest Festival, Casamance, Senegal, West Africa”

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Press: Review of exhibition opening – ‘Silafando’ – portraits of village chiefs by Jason Florio, The Gambia, West Africa

  A big thank you to Anna Wedin, who came to review the opening of our ‘Silafando‘ exhibition, at Gaya Art Café, Gambia, a couple of weeks ago, for Afrope.se – Jason Florio’s award-winning portraits of Gambian village chiefs (‘alkalos’) and elders were taken whilst we were on ‘A Short Walk in the Gambian BushContinue reading “Press: Review of exhibition opening – ‘Silafando’ – portraits of village chiefs by Jason Florio, The Gambia, West Africa”

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