Press: El Pais – ‘Tribal Royalty’. Portraits of Gambian Chiefs and Elders by Jason Florio

El Pais – Portraits of Gambian village chiefs, and elders ©Jason Florio. The formal portraits were taken whilst on the first fully documented circumnavigation, entirely by foot, of the small West African country (930km), in 2009, with Helen Jones-Florio

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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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The Gambia – stories behind doors

Behind every door, there is a story to be heard… Making #Portraits4PositiveChange, with Jason Florio, we are meeting victims and survivors of the brutal regime of the former president of the Gambia, Yahya Jammeh. The man, ‘A.K.J.’, who lives behind this door, was shot in the leg by security forces when he took part in a peacefulContinue reading “The Gambia – stories behind doors”

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