Exhibition News: Magnum Photography Awards 2017 / LensCulture – The Photographers Gallery, London

Exhibition:  The Media Wall, The Photographers, Gallery, 16-18 Ramillies Street, W1F 7LW 9th – 18th October 2017   Magnum Photography Awards 2017 / LensCulture Winners Photojournalism Series award-winning image © Jason Florio/MOAS –  ‘Destination Europe‘  Advertisements

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 […]

Jason Florio – ‘Destination Europe’ entries into Magnum Photography Awards 2017

  ‘For the past two years (2015-16), I was embedded with the first search and rescue NGO, MOAS (Migrant Offshore Aid Station) to operate rescue ships, specifically to save the lives of migrants and refugees attempting to cross the Mediterranean and Aegean seas.’  JF Visit the Lensculture site (or click on the above image to […]

VQR 2016 Prize for Photography – Jason Florio ‘Out of the Sea’

“I feel highly thankful to receive this year’s VQR 2016 Prize For Photography  for my  essay ‘Out of the Sea’ on the migration crisis in the Mediterranean. VQR has been a home for my work for a number of years and I would like to thank the VQR team for continuing to champion my work […]

Back in the Mediterranean, on 2nd Mission of 2016, with the Phoenix Search & Rescue Team

    UPDATE:  29, June 2016 (9am GMT) – rescues in progress with both MOAS search and rescue boats: The Phoenix and The Responder, working together. Check out MOAS twitter feed for more rescue news updates.   Jason Florio – currently documenting the Mediterranean crisis for MOAS.EU