Jason Florio

The Gambia, West Africa

Jason Florio, award-winning photojournalist and filmmaker, originally from London, based in NYC for 18 years before relocating to The Gambia, West Africa, in 2013. He has produced images and documentaries for clients including The New York Times, Smithsonian, The New Yorker, Men’s, Journal, Outside, Bloomberg, National Geographic, Geographical, MIT Technology Review, PepsiCo, Amnesty International and the World Bank. He is a contributing editor for the Virginia Quarterly Review.

His focus has been on under-reported stories about people living on the margins of society and human rights. His work has been recognised with a number of awards, including The Magnum Photography Award for his work on migration. He was the first recipient of the Aperture Foundation grant to produce Aperture’s first-ever assigned story, ‘This is Libya’. His work is held in a number of public and private collections and has been presented in solo and joint exhibitions in the USA, Europe, Asia and Africa

Areas of Expertise

Photojournalism, portraits, documentary,

Professional Affiliations

Represented by Redux Pictures - New York
Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society - London

Books by Jason Florio