Photo Swindon International Photography Exhibition
Photo Swindon International Photography Exhibition - 1st July-3rd October, 2021 - Jason Florio | Martin Parr | Sanne de Wilde. Uniquely for a photography exhibition, each photographers work will tour three locations within each month. The touring nature of this exhibition breaks new ground being the first time this has been done in the UK to our knowledge. We hope this maximises accessibility to all the people of our rich and diverse community.
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Photo Swindon International Photography Exhibition – 1st July-3rd October, 2021. Jason Florio, Martin Parr, Sanne de Wilde

Photo Swindon International Photography Exhibition - 1st July-3rd October, 2021. Boys with painted faces stand looking at the camera, by the River Gambia, West Africa - advertisement for Photoswindon photo exhibition. Image ©Jason Florio

Photo Swindon International Photography Exhibition – 1st July-3rd October, 2021. Jason Florio, Martin Parr, Sanne de Wilde

Photo Swindon International Photography Exhibition – 1st July-3rd October, 2021

‘In Sync – Natures of Togetherness’

Jason Florio | Martin Parr | Sanne de Wilde

Photo Swindon International Photography Competition: Men unloading a motorcycle from a local ferry on the River Gambia, The Gambia, West Africa. Image ©Jason Florio 'River Gambia Expedition - 1044km source-sea African odyssey'
Photo Swindon International Photography Competition: Men unloading a motorcycle from a local ferry on the River Gambia, The Gambia, West Africa. Image ©Jason Florio ‘River Gambia Expedition – 1044km source-sea African odyssey’

Photo Swindon 2021

Photo Swindon 2021 is a new and exciting outdoor photography exhibition conceived and curated by Swindon based photographer Jennifer Berry and delivered in partnership with Swindon South Parish Council. The programme will feature a collection of works by Internationally acclaimed and award winning documentary photographers.

Jason Florio – Exhibiting 1st-29th July

Photo Swindon logo- photography festival 2021

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Uniquely for a photography exhibition, each photographers work will tour three locations within each month. The touring nature of this exhibition breaks new ground being the first time this has been done in the UK to our knowledge. We hope this maximises accessibility to all the people of our rich and diverse community.

Martin Parr – Exhibiting 31st July-30th August

The locations will be three of Swindon’s parks, The Town Gardens, Queens Park and the GWR Park; totalling an outdoor exhibition across three parks for a period of three months from 1st July – 3rd October 2021.

Sanne de Wilde – Exhibiting 1st Sept-3rd Oct

Additionally, for 2 weeks in October photography students from New College Swindon will exhibit their work in the Town Gardens, Swindon, and 5th October – 17th October for Graduate Photojournalism and Documentary Photography students from Centre for Art and Photography University of Gloucestershire.

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Photography Prints Gallery -River Gambia Expedition 'Man Sitting on the Pier, River Gambia', The Gambia, West Africa. ©Jason Florio
Photo Swindon International Photography Competition:- A man Sitting on Bonto Pier, River Gambia, The Gambia, West Africa. Image ©Jason Florio ‘River Gambia Expedition – 1044km source-sea African odyssey’

Jason Florio completed the first recorded circumnavigation of The Gambia by foot, co-leading with his wife Helen Jones-Florio – a 930 km expedition, producing an award-winning series of portraits titled ‘Silafando’.
Three years later he co-led, with Helen Jones Florio his wife, the first recorded expedition of River Gambia from its source in Guinea-Conakry to the Atlantic Ocean, in The Gambia – creating a document of the communities that live along its 1130 km course before a planned dam was constructed.

 ‘ROGUE HIPPOS! & PHOTOGRAPHING DURING A DICTATORSHIP’
Podcast: Jason Florio talks to Neale James/Photography Daily Show about Photo Swindon, and the River Gambia Expedition

Huge thanks to Jennifer Berry & Jon Buckett for putting the exhibition together, for the above words, and for inviting us to be part of this incredible photography festival!

@photoswindon International Photography Exhibition, 2021 - photographers and filmmakers, Helen Jones-Florio and Jason Florio standing with Gambian visitors to the exhibition in a Swindon park, in front of one of Jason Florio's River Gambia prints
@photoswindon International Photography Exhibition, 2021 – opening weekend: Photographers, and filmmakers, Helen Jones-Florio and Jason Florio, with Gambian visitors to the exhibition in Town Gardens, Swindon, in front of one of Jason Florio’s ‘River Gambia’ prints. Image courtesy of Photo Swindon

Fine Art Prints – ‘River Gambia’ by Jason Florio are available to purchase from helenjonesflorio.com gallery

Contact Here for All Print Enquiries

Header Image: Boys with painted faces, standing on the banks of the River Gambia, Senegal. Image ©Jason Florio

Youtube – ‘River Gambia Expedition – 1044km source-sea African odyssey’ ©Jason Florio & Helen Jones-Florio
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