Youtube: MOAS – Migrant Offshore Aid Station – remarkable rescue work in the Mediterranean Sea

  Another taster of some of the remarkable work by MOAS‘ Phoenix crew (and various documentarians – through video and photography – including Jason Florio) – rescuing people in distress, from the Mediterranean Sea, as they endeavour to make the treacherous crossing, from Libya to Italy, on seriously overloaded fishing boats and dinghy’s, Related links: Youtube: Night Rescue of boat migrants fromContinue reading “Youtube: MOAS – Migrant Offshore Aid Station – remarkable rescue work in the Mediterranean Sea”

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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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Documentary photographer, Jason Florio, talks about ‘Silafando’ – portraits of Gambian village chiefs

  Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation  –  Corridor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY – interview with Jason Florio about his exhibition of award-winning portraits of Gambian village chiefs and elders – ‘Silafando’ – taken whilst on ‘A Short Walk in the Gambian Bush – a 930km African odyssey‘, West Africa, with Helen Jones-Florio.   ‘Silafando’ The Gambia ©Continue reading “Documentary photographer, Jason Florio, talks about ‘Silafando’ – portraits of Gambian village chiefs”

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Press: Jason Florio’s best photograph – African migrants crammed into a boat off Libya

  The Guardian: June 25th, 2015 Interview by: Louise Hunt ‘I was wearing a white protective suit and had my cameras; I looked like a spaceman. I shook their hands and tried to make eye contact, then I climbed on to the engine cover. This is maybe a quarter of those on board. It was onlyContinue reading “Press: Jason Florio’s best photograph – African migrants crammed into a boat off Libya”

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