Magnum Photography Awards 2017, Photojournalism-Jason Florio
Magnum Photography Awards 2017, Photojournalism Series Winner-Jason Florio 'Destination Europe'. Florio was embedded for 2 years with the MOAS, NGO, rescue boat in the Mediterranean and Aegean Sea, respectively, documenting the migrant and refugee rescues, with the SAR team
Mediterranean Sea, Aegean Sea, refugees, migrants, boat rescues, MOAS, SAR, smugglers, migration, Libya, irregular migrants, Magnum Photography Awards, Lensculture, 2017
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Magnum Photography Awards 2017 – Jason Florio Photojournalism Winner

Magnum Photography Awards 2017-Jason Florio. Migrants onboard rescue boat with burning smuggler boat in foreground

Magnum Photography Awards 2017 – Jason Florio Photojournalism Winner

 

Magnum Photography Awards 2017 – Jason Florio Photojournalism Winner

 

Huge congratulations to Jason Florio, Magnum Photography Awards 2017 – Photojournalism Series Winner! Florio is one of the Helen Jones-Florio online gallery photographers. As you can imagine, we are thrilled for him. A very well-deserved accolade for an incredible body of work.

 

Image © Jason Florio - Photojournalism Winner, Magnum Photography Awards 2017. Migrants come from below deck on overcrowded smugglers boat

Image © Jason Florio – Photojournalism Winner, Magnum Photography Awards 2017. Onboard a fishing boat 30 miles off the coast of Libya, a Bangladeshi man begs to be released from the overcrowded hold of the boat where he was packed with 150 men in slave-ship like conditions. The boat carried 414 migrants and refugees 

 

Destination Europe

JASON FLORIO

Photojournalism Series Winner
Magnum Photography Awards 2017

 

“For the past two years (2015-16), I was embedded with the first search and rescue NGO, Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS), to operate rescue ships. Their specific aim is to save the lives of migrants and refugees attempting to cross the Mediterranean and Aegean seas…

 

Magnum Photography Awards 2017-Jason-Florio Photojournalism - A Syrian mother holds on to her 8-month-old son after the boat they were being smuggled on from Turkey to Greece capsized when the Turkish smuggler lost control of the boat.

Magnum Photography Awards 2017-Jason Florio Photojournalism Winner


 

Prior to working with MOAS, I was based in The Gambia, West Africa, from 2013-15. During that time, rarely a day went by without hearing about someone who had left or who had died at sea trying to take “the back way”. As the illegal route to Europe is colloquially called… . Jason Florio – read/see more on the Lensculture site

MAGNUM PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS 2017 - JASON FLORIO PHOTOJOURNALISM WINNER. Migrants crawl from the lower decks of smugglers boat

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DESTINATION EUROPE - PHOTOGRAPHY BY JASON FLORIO. MIGRANT & REFUGEE RESCUES AT SEA
 

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