Awards: VQR ‘Prize for Photography’ Jason Florio for three pieces – from Somalia and Burma


VQR-photography award 2013

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Congratulation!  Jason Florio – photographer and River Gambia Expedition co-leader – recently awarded VQR Prize for Photography  (Virginia Quarterly Review), for his work from Somalia and Burma, last year.

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The Black Zone‘ – Words: Robert Young Pelton. Photos: Jason Florio for VQR

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About River Gambia Expedition 2012

Jason Florio, FRGS: award-winning photojournalist. Helen Jones-Florio: expedition & photography producer. 2009: The couple co-led the West Africa expedition 'A Short Walk in the Gambian Bush - a 930km African odyssey' - the first circumnavigation of the small West African country, by foot, with two donkeys and a cart. Resulting in the award-winning series of portraits of Gambian village chiefs (Alkalo's) www.floriophoto.com (under 'Projects') http://930kmafricanodyssey.tumblr.com/ 2012-13: The couple co-led their second West Africa expedition - 'River Gambia Expedition - 1000km source-sea Africa odyssey' over-landing for 400km and canoeing the River Gambia for 720km https://rivergambiaexpedition2012.wordpress.com
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