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Photographer, Jason Florio, talks about his current New York exhibition ‘Silafando’ – portraits of Gambian chiefs and elders from our 2009 journey

In 2009 we walked 930km’s around The Republic of The Gambia, West Africa, completely by foot (‘bi tamala singalah’ – Mandinka language),  with three local Gambian friends, two donkeys, and a cart – to carry our camera gear and camping … Continue reading

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Jason Florio – Fine Art Photography Prints: The River Gambia

Jason Florio’s on-line fine art photography gallery has just been updated – now featuring a series of his sublime images from the River Gambia Expedition. For sales, price list and any information on the B&W and the Color Galleries, please … Continue reading

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PRESS: TRUNK Magazine – Postcard – ‘Gambia and Back’

Thanks to David Cicconi and all at Trunk magazine for their recent feature on Postcard – ‘Gambia and Back’ about our ‘River Gambia Expedition – 1000km source-sea African odyssey‘. Much appreciated! Trunk also recently ran 18 pages of Florio’s Gambina … Continue reading

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UPDATE: ‘An Exchange’ and Kickstarter donors – Jason Florio’s fine art photography prints

Update – March 7, 2013: ‘An Exchange’ and Kickstarter donors We are currently working on a pdf of Jason Florio’s images from the River Gambia Expedition – for those of you who donated $100+ – for you to make your … Continue reading

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Photographer, Jason Florio – at work – Bambali, The Gambia, West Africa

River Gambia Expedition – 1000km source-sea African odyssey

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PRESS: AfriTorial – ‘Where on god’s green earth is Makasutu?’

We just happened across this article, on a website called ‘AfriTorial’ (worth checking out, by the way) – Jason Florio’s award-winning  ‘Makasutu – mecca in the forest‘ series of large format series of B&W portraits, which he took over 12 … Continue reading

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PRESS: Trunk Magazine – ‘Gambia’ – “Trunk’s longest layout yet. 18 pages of breathtaking portraits” by Jason Florio”

Whilst we were on the River Gambia Expedition, New York based, Trunk Magazine ran Florio’s portraits of village chiefs and elders, which he took on our 2009 expedition – ‘A Short Walk in the Gambian Bush-930km African odyssey’. The spread, … Continue reading

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