Life along 1044km of the River Gambia, West Africa – images © Jason Florio

UPDATE – MISSION ACCOMPLISHED! We did it! We completed the River Gambia Expedition – 23rd November 2012 – 21st January 2013 – after almost 400km overland in the Fouta Djallon Highlands of Guinea-Conakry into Senegal and then putting our two canoes into the water in Kedougou – we paddled (no engine!) over 700km of the […]

Photography Presentation: ‘River Gambia Source-to-Sea’ Jason Florio’s African odyssey. Avantech, Malta

    ‘River Gambia Source-to-Sea’  Jason Florio’s African Odyssey Event: held by Avantech/Canon Malta Date: September 5th, 2017 Time: 7.3opm-9.30pm* Venue: Avantech, Avantech Building, Saint Julians Road, San Gwann, Malta – view map Our lecturer for the evening will be Jason Florio, a freelance documentary photographer with a focus on under reported stories about people living […]

New to the website: ‘Victims of Jammeh’ – torture, abuse, and dissent, The Gambia. Portraits ©Jason Florio

  ‘Victims of Jammeh – torture, abuse, and dissent’ The Gambia, West Africa – a work in progress. Portraits © Jason Florio       See more of this ongoing body of work at floriophoto.com  website / follow on Instagram @jasonflorio

Press: IRIN News – ‘Gambians seek justice after Jammeh’s fall’ – images © Jason Florio

Torture victim Mariama Saine, whose mother was a UDP activist, wants to see her abusers punished. She was arrested on the eve of the 1 December election and interrogated at the NIA detention site known as Bulldozer. “They were beating me while I could hear the election results being announced on a television,” said Saine […]