Media – Traditional Masquerades, The Gambia © Jason Florio / Brussels Airlines

  ‘the non-human form of the masquerade gives the viewer the impression of a spirit being…’ Jason Florio – BInspired/Brussels Airlines inflight magazine (page 9). See more about our masquerades series, in the Gambia, and Senegal, West Africa. Forest Festival, Casamance, Senegal, West Africa- made for United Purpose, NGO – ©Jason Florio & Helen Jones-Florio. _____ AvailableContinue reading “Media – Traditional Masquerades, The Gambia © Jason Florio / Brussels Airlines”

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Photo of the Day – ‘The Hunting’ traditional masquerades, The Gambia © Jason Florio

  Aside from the more serious element to our work – particularly, what we are working on at the moment, ‘Gambia – Victims and Resisters of a Regime‘ #Portraits4PositiveChange – we have also been working on another long-term series of the traditional masquerades of The Gambia. Although the Gambia is a predominantly Muslim country, the animist-fuelled masqueradeContinue reading “Photo of the Day – ‘The Hunting’ traditional masquerades, The Gambia © Jason Florio”

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Celebrating Pride 2018 – portraits, Greenwich Village, NYC ©Jason Florio

  Celebrating Pride, 2018 – diversity and freedom   @jasonflorio / @ floriotravels – Instagram floriophoto.com Redux Pictures, NYC  

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Traditional Kankurangs, in motion, The Gambia, West Africa

 Kankurangs of The Gambia – we happened upon this scene, whilst visiting old friends in Kembujeh, on our way back from Kanilai. We’ve been photographing these traditional masquerades for a number of years now, so it’s always great to happen across another version of the Kankurang; in the creative way that the boys use different kinds of materialsContinue reading “Traditional Kankurangs, in motion, The Gambia, West Africa”

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