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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Economic Migrant Gold Miners, South Eastern Senegal, West Africa

Thursday 20th December 2012 – Paddling distance: 11.4km (total to-date: 83.65km) – ‘River Gambia Expedition–1044km source-sea African odyssey‘ Even our tents and canoes, situated by the river over 2 miles away from the mine itself, were covered in a fine film of the pale pink, talc-like dust… ‘A relatively short day’s paddling on the RiverContinue reading “Economic Migrant Gold Miners, South Eastern Senegal, West Africa”

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