Photography enthusiasts already know that the World Press Photo Exhibition is on at the National Museum Singapore. It’s basically the “Oscars of photojournalism” and shows award-winning images from different photographers at work around the world. The exhibition is open from 10am-7pm and is free. Here’s what to look out for:
1. Kacper Kowalski, Poland, Panos Pictures
2. Ami Vitale, USA
3. Massimo Sestini, Italy
Shipwrecked people being rescued by an Italian frigate in 2013.
4.Bulent Kilic, Turkey, Agence France-Presse
5. Pete Muller, USA,Prime for National Geographic / The Washington Post
6. Asa Sjostorm, Sweden,Sweden, Moment Agency / INSTITUTE for Socionomen / UNICEF
Two children celebrate their birthday in Moldova while their mother works in construction. The region has an aging population as many young adults have left to work in the city.
7. Mads Nissen, Denmark, Scanpix/Panos Pictures
A gay couple in Russia, where draconian laws impeded the everyday lives of LGBT people.
8. Sergei Ilnitsky, Russia, European Pressphoto Agency
Damaged goods and other detritus in conflict-ridden eastern Ukraine,
9. Sarker Protick, Bangladesh, VII Photo Agency
10. Raphaela Rosella, Australia, Oculi
A young girl waits for the school bus in an area where it is ridden with poverty, racism, addiction and transgenerational trauma.
11. Glenna Gordon, USA, for Time / The Wall Street Journal
The uniforms that belonged to the missing girls that were kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014.
The exhibition runs from now till Feb 21. Free entry.