Youtube: Directing Gambian chiefs and corralling kids! The photo exhibition is extended

We are delighted to announce that we have been asked to extend the original closing date, 30th April, 2015, of the ‘Silafando’ exhibition, at Gaya Art Café, here in The Gambia, until the middle of May. So, for those of you who missed it, then the exhibition is open for public viewing – with theContinue reading “Youtube: Directing Gambian chiefs and corralling kids! The photo exhibition is extended”

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Press: Review of exhibition opening – ‘Silafando’ – portraits of village chiefs by Jason Florio, The Gambia, West Africa

  A big thank you to Anna Wedin, who came to review the opening of our ‘Silafando‘ exhibition, at Gaya Art Café, Gambia, a couple of weeks ago, for Afrope.se – Jason Florio’s award-winning portraits of Gambian village chiefs (‘alkalos’) and elders were taken whilst we were on ‘A Short Walk in the Gambian BushContinue reading “Press: Review of exhibition opening – ‘Silafando’ – portraits of village chiefs by Jason Florio, The Gambia, West Africa”

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Friday photo: Jason Florio in the Photos Tell Stories classroom, The Gambia, West Africa

  Behind-the-scenes of ‘Photos Tell Stories: teaching photography – a visual language‘ . Check out some of the wonderful images the students produced here More news about the forthcoming exhibition, in The Gambia, of our Gambian students work coming soon. The Florios – Helen & Jason .

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When in The Gambia, West Africa…celebrate with 49 Haikus for each year of Independence

Haikus for Gambia is the brain-child of Ibé Kaba – after discovering his Mandingo roots,  this is his unique way of celebrating 49 years of independence in The Gambia. Ibé contacted us a few weeks ago to see if we would mind him using some of Jason Florio’s images to accompany the haikus. We areContinue reading “When in The Gambia, West Africa…celebrate with 49 Haikus for each year of Independence”

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