1. GUP Magazine - featuring Jason Florio’s portraits of village chiefs (alkalos) and elders, from our ‘A Short Walk in the Gambian Bush - 930km African odyssey' (2009)

    To read the full story about 'A Short Walk in the Gambian Bush' - our 2009 930km walk around The Gambia, West Africa - please scroll further down.

     
  2. Jason Florio’s Gambian village chiefs (‘Alkalo’s) are still going strong - almost four years after we made ‘A Short Walk in The Gambian Bush - 930km African Odyssey’ expedition in 2009!

    'Silafando - a gift to you on behalf of my journey' is being exhibited, as from tomorrow (1/11) at the Athens Photo Festival - APf :13 

     

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  4. Jason Florio : Tabla Rasa Gallery, Brooklyn - group show ‘Equus’ - opening reception last night.

    The gallery took two pieces, after seeing Herouna (with his white horse) in Flo’s solo exhibition at Rush Arts/Corridor Gallery last month - one from our ‘A Short Walk in the Gambia Bush’, 2009, expedition and one from our very recent River Gambia Expedition. If you get a chance, check out the exhibit - there is some beautiful artwork on display.



    Image © Helen Jones-Florio

     
  5. PRESS: Jason Florio’s portrait from his award-winning body of work - 'Silafando'- featured in Brooklyn Exposed for upcoming Brooklyn, NY, exhibition at the Tabla Rasa Gallery: ‘Equus’

    The ‘Silafando’ series of village chiefs (the ‘Alkalo’s’) and elders was taken whilst we were on our 2009 'A Short Walk in the Gambian Bush' expedition - please scroll further down to see the images and read the road stories from the 930km walk around the small West African country

    Tabla Rasa have also taken another of Florio’s piece’s from our recently completed 'River Gambia Expedition - source-sea African odyssey' - 'Swimming Horses' Karantaba, The Gambia

    Images © Jason Florio : ‘Herouna Tonkara with his horse’ & ‘Swimming Horses’

     
  6. Trunk Magazine - win three awards at the Society of Publication Designer Awards, 2013: including Silver Medal for ‘Travel’  images by Jason Florio


    '…and most significant, the silver medal for distinctive achievement in photography in the category of travel, food, and still life for There and Back Again,” Jason Florio's portrait series of Gambian chieftains' Trunk Mag

    Taken whilst on our *2009 'A Short Walk in the Gambian Bush-930km African odyssey' expedition.

    *Please scroll down and onto the following pages for road stories and images from the 2009 journey.

    Visit the new blog for our most recent journey: 'River Gambia Expedition - 1000km source-sea African odyssey

     
  7. Please visit the following link for everything:

    River Gambia Expedition - 1000km source to sea African odyssey

     
  8. October 2012: Please visit our new blog about our forthcoming expedition - 'River Gambia Expedition - 1000km source to sea African odyssey' 

     
  9. 'Your Experience' Magazine - Matt Smith and the guys over at Gambia Experience/Serenity Holidays - have used one of my photo's, from our 930km walk, in their May 2012 edition of the magazine.

    Image © Helen Jones-Florio 2009

    Kunta Kinteh Island (formally, James Island), The Gambia, West Africa

    http://930kmafricanodyssey.tumblr.com/post/2313060104/image-by-florio-2009-james-island-a-former

     
  10. Random road shots: The Alkalo (village chief), Dam Sallah, and the village elders come to meet the team - Kerr Sat Maram, The Gambia, West Africa

    Image © Jason Florio

    A Short Walk in the Gambian Bush - a 930km African odyssey