Photo exhibition: ‘Silafando’ award-winning portraits of Gambian chiefs and elders by Jason Florio

  Gaya Art Café, The Gambia, West Africa – opening Friday 3rd April, 2015, 3-6pm. Everyone is welcome. ‘Silafando – a gift to you on behalf of my journey‘ – award-winning portraits of Gambian village chiefs and elders, by Jason Florio, taken whilst on ‘A Short Walk in the Gambian Bush – a 930km AfricanContinue reading “Photo exhibition: ‘Silafando’ award-winning portraits of Gambian chiefs and elders by Jason Florio”

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He walked the length of the River Nile! Congratulations to Levison Wood

Earlier in March, along with friend and writer, Matthew Power (we miss you dearly, Matt), Jason spent a few days with Levison Wood on the Uganda section of his historic walk. Now, explorer, Lev, has just completed his incredible journey. The first person to walk almost the entire length of the River Nile, in Africa,Continue reading “He walked the length of the River Nile! Congratulations to Levison Wood”

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Night time photography projections of ‘Photos Tell Stories’ workshop students images, The Gambia, West Africa

After each of our 1-day ‘Photos Tell Stories: teaching photography – a visual language‘ workshops, Jason Florio (PTS’s photographer and tutor) would make an edit of the students work. When darkness fell, we would then project their images onto a huge inflatable, cinema-sized, screen – thanks to our main partners, the U.S. Embassy, Banjul –Continue reading “Night time photography projections of ‘Photos Tell Stories’ workshop students images, The Gambia, West Africa”

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The Florios are back on ‘the smiling coast’ – ready to start our first photography workshop in The Gambia, West Africa

We are now ensconced in the ‘village-like’ Cape Point area of  The Gambia.  And, aside from being subjected to banging Bangra music – blasted at mac 11, until 3am this morning – all is well. The house we are staying in is surrounded by a rich, luscious tropical garden, accompanied by natures own acoustics –Continue reading “The Florios are back on ‘the smiling coast’ – ready to start our first photography workshop in The Gambia, West Africa”

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