Looking back: A Short Walk in the Gambian Bush, 930km African Odyssey

‘A Short Walk in the Gambian Bush – 930km African Odyssey‘ Throughout November and December 2009 Expedition: The first-ever circumnavigation, completely by foot, of The Gambia, West Africa by award-winning photojournalist & filmmaker, Jason Florio, and photography producer, Helen Jones-Florio, three Gambians, two donkeys, and a cart! Along the way, Jason shot what have becomeContinue reading “Looking back: A Short Walk in the Gambian Bush, 930km African Odyssey”

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Photo of the Day – ‘The Hunting’ traditional masquerades, The Gambia © Jason Florio

  Aside from the more serious element to our work – particularly, what we are working on at the moment, ‘Gambia – Victims and Resisters of a Regime‘ #Portraits4PositiveChange – we have also been working on another long-term series of the traditional masquerades of The Gambia. Although the Gambia is a predominantly Muslim country, the animist-fuelled masqueradeContinue reading “Photo of the Day – ‘The Hunting’ traditional masquerades, The Gambia © Jason Florio”

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The art of walking, and the people you meet along the way…

    Wherever we are in the world, we walk, a lot, Florio and myself. As far as I’m concerned, it’s one of the only ways to truly discover a place – and the people who live there. One time, in 2009, we decided to walk around the small West African country of The Gambia. A mere 930km,Continue reading “The art of walking, and the people you meet along the way…”

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Documenting a past regime – ex-MILE II prisoners, The Gambia, West Africa

‘for 2 years I did not see daylight…’       We’ll be posting more about our interviews with the ex-Mile II prisoners, in the coming weeks. The Florios Follow us on Instagram for daily photo updates + @jasonflorio

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