After Jason and I finished our inaugural ‘Photos Tell Stories: teaching photography – a visual language‘ photography workshops, in Gambia, West Africa – the culmination of which was an exhibition of the young Gambian students work at Alliance Française – we began to look around for new photography projects in the region. Both of usContinue reading “West Africa – a sneak peek at personal photography and film projects: traditional masquerades and Togolese artists”
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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.
Photo of the Day – Gunjur Masquerade, The Gambia, West Africa
Photo of the Day: Gunjur masquerade, The Gambia, West Africa. Image ©Jason Florio #DocumentingGambia See more of our masquerade series from West Africa floriophoto.com CURRENT LOCATION – APRIL 2021 THE GAMBIA, WEST AFRICA Assignment queries, and image licensing – Contact here
Save the Arts
To all professionals in the film, television, theatre, entertainment, and arts world, join the challenge to post a photo of you in your job. Just a picture, no description. The goal is to flood social media with our profession. Copy the text and post a pic #SaveTheArts #SaveTheArts Current Location: July 2020 – coming out of Lockdown London, UKContinue reading “Save the Arts”