Stories Behind Doors, the Gambia

Well come to No.4, Yundum Army Barracks, The Gambia – this door, to a Gambian soldiers quarters, overlooks the site on the camp where the bodies of seven murdered soldiers were exhumed. The soldiers were murdered by soldiers loyal to the former president, Yahya Jammeh, for being allegedly part of a counter-coup in November 1994.Continue reading “Stories Behind Doors, the Gambia”

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Jason Florio – Finalist Portrait Awards 2019 LensCulture ‘The Gambia: Victims and Resisters’

The Gambia: Victims and Resisters JASON FLORIO Finalist Portrait Awards 2019 – LensCulture Great news – my ongoing project in collaboration with Helen Jones-Florio , victims and resisters of the former Gambian regime under Yahya Jammeh, made the Finalists in the LensCulture Portrait Awards 2019. Big congratulations to all the other Winners, Jurors’ Picks, Finalists and thanks to LensCulture and theContinue reading “Jason Florio – Finalist Portrait Awards 2019 LensCulture ‘The Gambia: Victims and Resisters’”

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Gambia Photography Exhibition opening night: ‘Portraits to Remember’ -victims, and resisters

March 5th, 2019 – opening night of ‘Portraits to Remember’ at the Gambia Centre for Victims of Human Rights Violations, the Gambia. Jason Florio’s portraits, featured in the exhibition, are part of an on-going body of work which began over two years ago when he photographed Gambians who had exiled themselves, in fear of theirContinue reading “Gambia Photography Exhibition opening night: ‘Portraits to Remember’ -victims, and resisters”

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‘Dear Government…’ Billboard campaign – The Gambia Centre for Victims of Human Rights Violations

  We finally arrived back in The Gambia to carry on working on our long-term project – ‘Gambia – Victims, and Resisters of a Regime‘.  The Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC) is in full swing, and the searching for truth – and the bodies of those loved ones, who ‘disappeared‘ under the former, 22-yearContinue reading “‘Dear Government…’ Billboard campaign – The Gambia Centre for Victims of Human Rights Violations”

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