Portraits for Positive Change – The Gambia. Jason Florio / Helen Jones-Florio

A sneak preview of the front cover of our next exhibition booklet ‘Portraits for Positive Change‘. All images are taken from an on-going body of work, here in the Gambia, West Africa ‘Gambia – victims, and resisters of a regime‘ The booklet is to accompany the portraits – and video – of our second exhibitionContinue reading “Portraits for Positive Change – The Gambia. Jason Florio / Helen Jones-Florio”

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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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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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