PRESS: ‘Portraits of a Rescue on the Mediterranean’ by Jason Florio – VQR

In doing so, with more than 100 subjects, Florio has created a humanizing counterpoint to the images that have dominated the narrative of the migration crisis so far. “I know it sounds cliché, but I felt these portraits were an effective way to find the individual in the whole mess. All the images of migrants […]

MOAS – Migrant Offshore Aid Station – #onemore campaign

  MOAS – #onemore campaign –  ‘a Malta-based registered foundation, dedicated to preventing loss of life by providing professional search-and-rescue assistance to people in distress at sea or trapped on unsafe vessels.’     Jason Florio – 2015 itinerary, to-date: January-December 2015: the beginning of the year saw Florio and his photography producer wife, Helen […]

Documenting the migrant and refugee crisis in the Mediterranean, with MOAS_EU

  Since May, 2015, Jason Florio has been basing out of Malta, Europe, working with MOAS (Migrant Offshore Aid Station), on board the Phoenix , to document the migrant and refugee crisis in the Mediterranean Sea, off the coast of Libya.             To view more of Florio’s footage, from the rescues, […]

about

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 […]