Meeting the Gambian village chiefs – the Alkalo’s – see their portraits on exhibition for the first time in The Gambia

Something for the weekend…   If you are new to the story,  in short, in 2009, photographer, Jason Florio, myself, and three Gambian team mates, two donkeys and a cart to carry camera and camping equipment, walked around the small West African country of The Gambia – ‘A Short Walk in the Gambian Bush –Continue reading “Meeting the Gambian village chiefs – the Alkalo’s – see their portraits on exhibition for the first time in The Gambia”

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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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Exhibition opening: ‘Silafando’ – Jason Florio’s Gambian village chief portraits

Friday 3rd April, 2015 – Gaya Art Café, The Gambia, West Africa   It was an honour to have Gambian team members present (above), at the exhibition opening, from both the ‘Short Walk in the Gambian Bush – 930km African odyssey‘ 2009 (on which Florio’s ‘Silafando‘ portraits were shot), and from ‘River Gambia – 1044kmContinue reading “Exhibition opening: ‘Silafando’ – Jason Florio’s Gambian village chief portraits”

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Photographer, Jason Florio, and the Gambian chief – exhibition opening 3rd April, The Gambia, West Africa

  Jason Florio with the village chief – the alkalo – Massaneh Cham, of Chamin Sosseh, The Gambia, West Africa. Just one of the many portraits, from Florio’s award-winning ‘Silafando‘ body of work, to be exhibited from Friday 3rd April, 2015 – in The Gambia. Taken whilst on ‘A Short Walk in the Gambian BushContinue reading “Photographer, Jason Florio, and the Gambian chief – exhibition opening 3rd April, The Gambia, West Africa”

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