Happy Peaceful New Year, 2021 – River Gambia, West Africa

“Be patient where you sit in the dark, the dawn is coming.” Hafiz Here’s hoping for a peaceful, happier, healthier 2021 for one and all Helen Jones-Florio & Jason Florio Photographers/Filmmakers Header image ©Jason Florio -Migrant Fisherwoman checking her nets at dawn on the River Gambia CURRENT LOCATION: JANUARY 2021 THE GAMBIA, WEST AFRICA Assignment queries, andContinue reading “Happy Peaceful New Year, 2021 – River Gambia, West Africa”

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Archives: Blackout Portraits by Jason Florio

    Blackout History ‘In the mid-1940’s as the German’s blitzed London, my grandmother and her neighbors used clothes to blackout the light emitting from their windows so as not to guide the Luftwaffe on their deadly mission…’ In the mid-90’s, unbeknown to him at the time, Jason Florio began to use the very sameContinue reading “Archives: Blackout Portraits by Jason Florio”

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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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Moto-Taxi boys – Labé’s got style, Guinea-Conakry, West Africa

Decemeber 2012: ‘Labé, the capital of Guinea-Conakry, up in the Fouta Djallon, is motorcycle city, overrun with thousands of Chinese-made bikes – and ‘moto taxis’ are the way to travel, carrying a minimum of 2-3 passengers a piece. As we walked around the town, we had to constantly dart out of  the way as  aContinue reading “Moto-Taxi boys – Labé’s got style, Guinea-Conakry, West Africa”

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