Foto Care, NYC – a successful night! ‘River Gambia’ slideshow and discussion with Jason Florio & Helen Jones-Florio


Migrant rice field workers, The Gambia, West Africa © Jason Florio

We presented a slideshow of images, and discussion, from the River Gambia Expedition last night at Foto Care, in New York, to a packed house – ‘standing room only’ as Foto Care wrote on twitter last night. It was a little daunting to have so many well-respected peers present but we did have the rather wonderful Stella Kramer as moderator. She really kept things moving along. Huge thanks to her for keeping us from rambling on…and on!

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‘The Flos in full flow’ – Helen Jones-Florio & Jason Florio – Foto Care, NYC. Thanks to Julie Grahame / aCurator for the image!

To see more of the images from Jason Florio’s ‘River Gambia’ series, please visit the website

More updates on the journey to come very soon

The Florios (H & Flo)

Trunk Magazine receive SPD silver medal award: Jason Florio’s portrait series of Gambian chiefs and elders

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The Society of Publication Designers just awarded Trunk Magazine on three different categories – one of which, we are very proud to say, was a Silver Medal for Jason Florio’s portraits of Gambian village chiefs and elders (‘Silafando‘); which were taken whilst on our 2009 expedition – ‘A Short Walk in the Gambian Bush – 930km African odyssey’

NYC slideshow and discussionTuesday May 14th (tomorrow!) 6.30-8pm – at Foto Care :  Jason Florio, Helen Jones Florio will present a slideshow of images from their most recent expedition – ‘River Gambia Expedition-1000km source-sea African odyssey‘ – with questions from Stella Kramerfurther details can be found here

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Upcoming NYC Events: Fotocare – Slideshow presentation by Jason Florio & Helen Jones-Florio: ‘River Gambia Expedition’

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Tuesday, May 14th, 2013, from 6.30pm-8.00pm: Foto Care, NYC - Slide show presentation and discussion with documentary photographer, Jason Florio, and producer and writer, Helen Jones Florio, about their experiences on their recent photography project – “River Gambia Expedition” through West Africa – moderated by Pulitzer winning photo-editor, Stella Kramer.

Please visit the Foto Care website for all the details.

We’re also on their FotoBlog – with an interview with Jason Florio:

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Photographer, Jason Florio – Bonto, The Gambia, West Africa – Image © Helen Jones-Florio

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Swimming horses – on the River Gambia at Karantaba, The Gambia, W Africa © Jason Florio

Thanks to Jeff Hirsh, Linda Drummond, Kane Giblin, and all at Foto Care for organizing this. We’re really looking forward to it!

The Florio’s (H & Flo)

For more of Jason Florio’s images from his new ‘River Gambia’ series, please visit