The Kankurang Traditional Masquerade, The Gambia, West Africa

The Kankurang traditional masquerade, The Gambia, West Africa. It is not uncommon here in The Gambia to see young Kankurangs boldly striding along in the middle of the road, surrounded by a gang of former initiates (almost protectors-like). As you approach, the Kankurang stands stock still so that you have little choice other than to stop your car.

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NatGeo Travel: Exploring the Gambia’s new Ninki Nanka Trail. Images ©Jason Florio

NatGeo Travel: The route aims to draw travellers from the Gambia’s golden coast towards its lesser-explored interior. Named for a mythical water-dwelling beast, the trail traces the Gambia River 225 miles upstream from Banjul, an intrepid journey to the nation’s heart. Images ©Jason Florio

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Gambia Doors – the series. Photography by Helen Jones-Florio

I have been working on this particular series – #GambiaDoors – for many years. The vividly coloured, unintentionally quirky doors and storefronts from the West African country of The Gambia, never fail to grab my attention. Helen Jones-Florio

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Photo Swindon International Photography Exhibition – 1st July-3rd October, 2021. Jason Florio, Martin Parr, Sanne de Wilde

Photo Swindon International Photography Exhibition – 1st July-3rd October, 2021 ‘In Sync – Natures of Togetherness’ Jason Florio | Martin Parr | Sanne de Wilde Photo Swindon 2021 Jason Florio – Exhibiting 1st-29th July Follow on IG @Photoswindon Uniquely for a photography exhibition, each photographers work will tour three locations within each month. The touringContinue reading “Photo Swindon International Photography Exhibition – 1st July-3rd October, 2021. Jason Florio, Martin Parr, Sanne de Wilde”

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