June 13th 2012
The series of portraits that Florio took on our 2009 expedition, of village chiefs/Alkalo’s and elders became an award-winning body of work and featured in Resource Magazine, cover of PDN (Photo District News) etc…
2010 NY Photo Festival, Honorary Mention – fine art/personal series
2010 Lucie’s/International Photography Awards – over all winner ‘People’ category
2010 Lucie’s/ International Photography Awards – 1st place ‘People : ‘Culture’
The portraits were also available for those donors, who donated for limited edition expedition prints in 2009, to make their choices from.
Limited Edition Expedition 2012 Prints: If you make a donation of $100/£65 or over, you will be offered a selection of fine art photography Limited Edition Prints to choose from, from the expedition – how much you donate will determine the size of print you will receive. Please see our ‘How to Donate’ page – the in’s and out’s.
L-R: Umbi Salla Touray (Alkalo’s mother) & Kanifana Touray (Alkalo’s sister-in-law)
Balanghar Bental, The Gambia, West Africa, 2009 © Jason Florio
Herouan Tonkara, with his horse, Suduwole, The Gambia, West Africa, 2009 © Jason Florio
L-R: Lamin Sanneh – Alkalo’s messenger & farmer and Demba Sanneh – farmer, Genieri
The Gambia, West Africa, 2009 © Jason Florio
Please see Florio’s website for the series of portraits:
Thanks for jumping on board!
The Florios (H & Flo)
http://www.pdnonline.com/pdnedu/Business-Smarts-A-L-679.shtml Crowd Funding – including our 2009 expedition