On December 10th, a vigil was held at Jose Rizal Park in Seattle to honor the 63 journalists and media workers whose lives were lost in the recent conflict between Israel and Hamas. My portraits served as a remembrance of their faces.
On Dec. 10, over a hundred community members joined in a candlelight vigil to honor the 63 journalists and media workers whose lives have been lost in the latest Israel–Hamas war. Some held drawings by artist Gianluca Costantini while others held candles.
Supporters of press freedom gathered to commemorate the journalists who have given their lives in the past two months to keep the world informed of what is happening in Palestine. This siege has proven to be the most dangerous battlefield for journalists since the collection of names began by the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) in 1992. Continue
- Photo by Susan Fried