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Palestinian Journalists Celebrated With LEGO Portraits

  • Publish date: Tuesday، 09 January 2024
Palestinian Journalists Celebrated With LEGO Portraits

Instagram famous, American illustrator and miniaturist Trillie Nelson, aka ATOM TODD, has created beautiful LEGO portraits of Palestinian journalists working during the ongoing war in Gaza

ATOM TODD has created this series of portraits of Palestinian journalists and other professionals, titled 'Heroes of Palestine', who have resiliently worked to highlight the brutality of war in Gaza while risking their lives and losing their loved ones. 

The LEGO portraits are available for download with a pay-what-you-want pricing model. ATOM TODD will donate the proceeds from this artwork to the Press House Palestine, which is providing aid to journalists in Gaza. 

Heroes of Palestine

Here are some of the creatives and professionals who are featured in ATOM TODD's series:

Wael Al Dahdouh

Palestinian Journalists Celebrated With LEGO Portraits

Wael Al Dahdouh is the chief bureau of Al Jazeera in Gaza. He was recently awarded the Freedom of Press Award for 2024 by the Egyptians Journalists Syndicate. 

He lost his son Hamza Al Dahdouh, also a journalist for Al Jazeera,  on Jan. 7 in an Israeli attack. 

He lost his wife, his other son, daughter, and grandson some weeks ago during the conflict. 

Motaz Azaiza

Palestinian Journalists Celebrated With LEGO Portraits

Motaz Azaiza is a Palestinian photographer and digital journalist who consistently shares what's happening on the ground in Gaza, disregarding the danger to his life. 

Azaiza was recently named the 'Man of the Year' by GQ Middle East

Dr. Ghassan Abu Sittah

Palestinian Journalists Celebrated With LEGO Portraits

Dr. Ghassan Abu Sittah travelled to Gaza at the start of the war in Gaza and worked tirelessly to treat the victims of Israeli attacks, despite the lack of shortage of medical resources.

He left Gaza seven weeks ago, but his heart remains with his patients and he continues to shed light on the plight of the Palestinians in Gaza.

He has also launched a fund for Palestinian children called The Ghassan Abu Sittah Children’s Fund.

Plestia Alaqad

Palestinian Journalists Celebrated With LEGO Portraits

Plestia Alaqad worked diligently on the ground in Gaza to show the world the destruction caused by the Israeli war in Gaza.

She also shared videos of Palestinian children in Gaza and how they have been affected by the war. 

She left Gaza six weeks ago, but she continues to share news and updates from Gaza. 

Bisan Owda

Palestinian Journalists Celebrated With LEGO Portraits

Bisan is a filmmaker who is working as a journalist on the ground in Gaza during the ongoing Israeli war. 

She shares the latest updates about the attacks committed against Palestinians in Gaza. 

Yara Eid

Palestinian Journalists Celebrated With LEGO Portraits

Yara Eid is a journalist and human rights advocate who has also been consistently talking about Gaza on her social media platform and other news platforms. 

Mohammed Zanoun

Palestinian Journalists Celebrated With LEGO Portraits

Mohammad Zanoun has been sharing pictures and videos of destruction caused in Gaza during the war and of the suffering of Palestinian victims.

Hind Khoudary 

Palestinian Journalists Celebrated With LEGO Portraits

Hind Khoudary is a journalist who remains dedicated to her journalism in Gaza despite losing her friends and colleagues. 

She continues to highlight the destruction of Gaza and the displacement of Palestinians in Gaza during the ongoing war.

Tareq Abou Azzam

Palestinian Journalists Celebrated With LEGO Portraits

Tareq Abou Azzam is an Al Jazeera correspondent who continues his work on the ground despite the constant danger of Israeli attacks. 

Noor Harazeen

Palestinian Journalists Celebrated With LEGO Portraits

Noor Harazeen is a TV correspondent and journalist who has been dedicated to her coverage of the war.

Saleh Al Jafarawi

Palestinian Journalists Celebrated With LEGO Portraits

Saleh Al Jafarawi is a YouTuber, photographer, and singer who has been sharing updates about Gaza during the war. 

Belal Khaled

Palestinian Journalists Celebrated With LEGO Portraits

Belal Khaled is a calligraphy and graffiti artist who has been sharing photographs and videos documenting the suffering of the people in Gaza. 

The series includes other notable figures, which you can check out on ATOM TODD's Instagram

All images are from ATOM TODD's Instagram.