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 […]

LensCulture: ‘Destination Europe’ Interview with Jason Florio – Magnum Photography Awards 2017 Photojournalism Winner

  LensCulture: I would imagine that meeting your Gambian friend’s son must have been one of the most touching moments for you. How did you react? Did you call his family together? Jason Florio: On a number of occasions, I met rescued Gambians on the MOAS ship and then quickly realized that we had friends and […]

Press: ‘Disposable Africans – migration and its consequences’ IRIN News-images ©Jason Florio

  ‘Much ink has been spilt trying to make sense of the migration flow across the Mediterranean, a stretch of sea that has become the frontline of capitalism’s most urgent question: What’s more valuable – a human life, or the fraying concept of the sanctity of state borders?’ IRIN News – ‘Disposable Africans – migration […]

#Everydaymigration – images ©Jason Florio/MOAS.EU

      The @EverydayMigration Instagram feed launched by showcasing the work of @JasonFlorio, a British photographer who has been embedded on multiple missions onboard the MOAS.EU (Migrant Offshore Aid Station) search and rescue ship off the coast of Libya since May 2015. Having been based in the Gambia before he began his work with MOAS… […]

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News: 2017 Magnum Photography Award – Winner Photojournalism Series Jason Florio is an NYC, Malta, and West Africa based award-winning photographer and writer from London. For the past 15 years, he has worked as a freelance photojournalist around the globe for publications including The New Yorker, New York Times, Outside, Newsweek, Virginia Quarterly Review, Men’s Journal, and […]