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Nick Ut: My Story

Nick Ut: My Story

10 February | 4pm – 5pm

Free Admission | Expression Gallery, Level 4

An eyewitness to pivotal moments in history, Pulitzer Prize winning photojournalist Nick Ut tells his story for the first time in Singapore. Join us for a once-in-a-lifetime experience as Ut recounts The Terror of War –  his iconic photograph depicting children in flight from napalm bombing. The photograph was awarded the World Press Photo of the Year in 1973, notably believed to have assisted the change in course of conflict towards liberation in April 1975. Third to be inducted by the Leica Hall of Fame for his significant contributions to photojournalism, Nick Ut is presented in Singapore by Leica Camera Asia Pacific.

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About Nick Ut

Huỳnh Công Út, known professionally as Nick Ut (born March 29, 1951) is a Vietnamese American photographer for the Associated Press (AP) who works out of Los Angeles. He won both the 1973 Pulitzer Prize for Spot News Photography and the 1973 World Press Photo of the Year for "The Terror of War", depicting children in flight from a napalm bombing. In particular, his best-known photo features a naked 9-year-old girl, Phan Thị Kim Phúc, running toward the camera from a South Vietnamese napalm attack on North Vietnamese troops at the Trảng Bàng village during the Vietnam War. On the 40th anniversary of that Pulitzer Prize-winning photo in September 2012, Ut became the third person inducted by the Leica Hall of Fame for his contributions to photojournalism.