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Arts picks: The Straits Times Presents: World Press Photo 15

Medical staff at Hastings Ebola Treatment Center escorting a man in the throes of Ebola- induced delirium back to the isolation ward. He died shortly after photographer Pete Muller took this award- winning picture.
Medical staff at Hastings Ebola Treatment Center escorting a man in the throes of Ebola- induced delirium back to the isolation ward. He died shortly after photographer Pete Muller took this award- winning picture. PHOTOS: PETE MULLER/PRIME FOR NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC, ABA PRODUCTIONS

THE STRAITS TIMES PRESENTS: WORLD PRESS PHOTO 15

On the opening weekend of this exhibition, catch the 145 photographs that won coveted awards at the annual World Press Photo contest last year and also attend talks and panels by the photographers who shot the images.

Today, American photographer Pete Muller, Bangladeshi documentary photographer Sarker Protick and Beijing-based Singaporean photographer Sim Chi Yin discuss the ethics of photography.

Tomorrow, the photographers give individual talks.

WHERE: National Museum of Singapore, The Concourse and The Canyon MRT: Bras Basah WHEN: Till Feb 21, 10am to 7pm daily ADMISSION: Free INFO: Go to www.straitstimes.com/tags/st-world-press-photo. To sign up for panel discussions and talks, go to expanding-services.com/sphere/


THEY COME TO US WITHOUT A WORD BY JOAN JONAS

In her first major exhibition in South-east Asia, noted American artist Joan Jonas presents her work which won Special Mention at the Venice Biennale last year. They Come To Us Without A Word explores human intervention on the environment through installationsof handmade art and multimedia.

WHERE: NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore, Block 43 Malan Road, Gillman Barracks WHEN: Till April 3, noon to 7pm (Tuesday to Thursday, weekend), noon to 9pm (Friday), closed on Monday ADMISSION: Free INFO: Call 6339-6503 or go to ntu.ccasingapore.org


ROOM ON THE BROOM

A witch and her animal friends escape from a hungry dragon in this family-friendly show. Room On The Broom (above) is part of the ongoing theatre festival KidsFest Singapore 2016, presented by ABA Productions.

WHERE: School Of The Arts Drama Theatre, 1 Zubir Said Drive MRT: Dhoby Ghaut WHEN: 5pm (today & tomorrow); 10am & noon (tomorrow & Sunday); 3pm (Sunday) ADMISSION: $42, $52, $62 from Sistic (call 6348-5555 or go to www.sistic.com.sg)


SSO 37TH ANNIVERSARY CONCERT

Grammy-nominated conductor Darrell Ang leads the Singapore Symphony Orchestra's much-anticipated anniversary concert. The evening includes Strauss' epic Ein Heldenleben; a new work from rising teenage composer Koh Cheng Jin; and Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 22 performed by noted pianist Melvyn Tan.

WHERE: Esplanade Concert Hall MRT: City Hall/ Esplanade WHEN: Today, 7.30pm ADMISSION: $15 to $75 from Sistic. Limited seats available.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 29, 2016, with the headline 'Arts picks'. Print Edition | Subscribe