BCE IN THE NEWS
Since 2017 the Brick Classicists Empire has been featured and interviewed in news media, national radio, blogs, podcasts, and in print news & magazines across the world including BBC News (UK), ABC Radio (Australia), Antike Welt (Germany), Harvard University Press (USA), Il Mattino (Italy) The Greek Herald (Australia), Greek Reporter (Greece) and Blocks Magazine (UK).
The Greek Herald | Online
CEO of Melbourne’s Hellenic Museum becomes a Lego figure
Sarah Craig, the CEO and Head of Curation at the Hellenic Museum in Melbourne, Victoria, has been turned into a Lego figure for International Lego Classicism Day. The figure was created by Australian ‘Lego Classicist,’ Pop-Artist and Historical Archivist, Liam D. Jensen...
The Greek Herald | Online
Australian pop-artist immortalises Greek Revolution heroines in LEGO
By Andriana Simos, 24/03/2022
This year though, Liam says he wanted to make his Greek Revolution collection more ‘equal and inclusive’ and so decided to immortalise three Greek heroines in LEGO as well. They are: Greek naval commander Laskarina Bouboulina, Greek patriot and commander Manto Mavrogenous, and the lesser-known ‘Bouboulina of Thrace’ Domna Visvizi...
Prof. Michael Scott's Blog | Online
SEEING YOURSELF IN LEGO
By Prof. Michael Scott, 2019
Lego Classicist has worked tirelessly since 2016 to celebrate the work of Classicists across the world by turning them into Lego figures, which are presented as a gift to the person represented. My Lego figure sits happily on my shelf in my office at Warwick University...
The Australasian Society for Classical Studies | Newsletter
Other items of interest to ASCS members
In February the Department had a visit from Liam Jensen, the founder of Lego Classicists, to celebrate the 2020 International Lego Classicism Day and introduce to the world the new Lego figure of Prof. Baltussen...
LEGO Celebrates Greek Bicentennial With Historical Figures
By Patricia Claus, 25/03/2021
To celebrate the Greek Bicentennial of its 1821 Revolution, Liam Jensen, the “Lego Classicist,” created “Lego portraits” of three major figures from the revolution — Theodoros Kolokotronis, Alexandros Mavrokordatos and Lord Byron...
Il Mattino | Online
POMPEI, IL DIRETTORE OSANNA DIVENTA UN OMINO DELLA LEGO
By Antonio Cangiano, 11/10/2017
Si arricchisce di un nuovo personaggio il plastico degli scavi di Pompei in mattoncini LEGO del Nicholson Museum di Sydney. Raffigurato tra giovani archeologi intenti a riportare alla luce antiche abitazioni e calchi umani, c’è anche l’attuale direttore generale dell’area archeologica degli scavi di Pompei, il professore Massimo Osanna...