The Gambia – Portraits of Victims and the TRRC update, July 2019

The Gambia – Portraits of Victims and the TRRC update, July 2019. Images ©Jason Florio / Text by Helen Jones-Florio. Shocking and distressing revelations coming out of the Truth Reconciliation and Reparations Commission in The Gambia over the past couple of days…particularly pertinent to those who have shared their stories with us for our on-going series, ‘Gambia-victims and resisters’ #Portraits4PositiveChange

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‘A Blossom Pink World’ wins judges vote at Trans Pride Brighton, 2019

‘A Blossom Pink World’ Guyana – short film by Jason Florio and Zane Dedlow. Activists share their experiences, hopes and aspirations as they challenge the legal framework that has led to transgender people not accessing the health services that they are entitled to, and need.

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Media: Le Monde Afrique – In the Gambia, the wounded faces of Yahya Jammeh’s dictatorship

British photographers Jason Florio and Helen Jones-Florio met dozens of victims of the former president’s regime “I do not care what you do with my photo or my testimony,” concluded Alagie Sonko after the meeting. It is the fact that you came to listen to me that did me the greatest good” Alagie Sonko, the Gambia – Le Monde Afrique / Romain Chanson #Portraits4PositiveChange PortraitsContinue reading “Media: Le Monde Afrique – In the Gambia, the wounded faces of Yahya Jammeh’s dictatorship”

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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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