Recycling plastic: The Kankurang masquerade – ‘Coming of Age’ ceremony, The Gambia. Image © Jason Florio

  To read more about the machete wielding Kankurang, and why this particular Mandinka masquerade was on the beach – made from recycled plastic rice sacks – in The Gambia, West Africa, please see previous post.  

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Press: Jason Florio in Lagos, Nigeria, for Bloomberg Markets

March 2015 Press Images © Jason Florio – for Bloomberg Markets (photo agent: Redux Pictures, NYC). Read the feature here – words by Gavin Serkin

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An interview with photographer, Jason Florio, for NGO Concern Universal

Jason had some great questions from Concern Universal guest blogger, Morgan Meeker, including: ‘You’ve documented the collapse of the World Trade Center – how do you make sense of it scenes like that?‘ Read Jason’s answers to all the questions on the CU site Profile image of Jason Florio © Helen Jones-Florio  

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9/11 – Remembering

Rewind to: 11th Sept 2001 – I remember being on the #52 bus on the way home, from Nottinghill Gate to Kensal Rise, in London,UK, when I received a phone call from a friend to tell me the staggering news of what was unfolding in New York City – the first tower had just goneContinue reading “9/11 – Remembering”

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