Fishy Clouds opens!
8 Nov 2016 (Bangkok) - This week marks the opening of a series of performances of Fishy Clouds, a MORU collaboration with innovative Bangkok-based B-floor Theatre group. Produced following a 6-month WT-funded research residency at MORU, Fishy Clouds is a 40-45 minute puppet theatre performance that focuses on antimicrobial resistance and the ethics of research with children. It is part of MORU's Public Engagement activities to make science more accessible to a wider public including children and young people. Current show dates are:
- 930 am, Fri 11 Nov, Chan Thong Eiam school, Bang Buatong, Nonthaburi (MRT Purple line or taxi from MORU
- 11 am, Sat 12 Nov, Nurul Hidayah School, Ban Ma Community, Prawet (on way to Suvarnaphumi Intl Airport from MORU)
- 10 am, Fri 18 Nov, 10:00 am, a 15-min excerpt at AMR Awareness Week Press Conference, Thai Health Promotion Foundation Office
One of the Thai schools when B-Floor will perform Fishy Clouds, MORU's WT-funded puppet theatre performance on anti-microbial resistance.
- 4-6 pm, Fri 18 Nov, Chakri Sirindhorn Medical Centre, Ramathibodi Hospital, Rama VI (about a 10 min walk from MORU's Mahidol campus)
- 23rd Nov, Thammasat University open day, Rangsit Campus - 11am and 2pm
- 3 pm, Sat 26-Sun 27 Nov, Democrazy Theatre Studio, off Rama IV, near MRT Lumphini
- 7 Dec, at the opening ceremony of the Joint International Tropical Medicine Meeting (JITMM), Amari Watergate, Petchburi Road, Bangkok
- 12-14 Dec, in Mae Sot, as part of SMRU’s 30th anniversary celebration. (Wattana Resort on 12 Dec; Whang Pha on 13 Dec, Maw Ker Tai on 14 Dec. All times TBA)
All shows are free and open to the public except for the 11 Nov and 7 Dec shows, which are by invitation only. Please bring your friends and family, Fishy Clouds is suitable for all! For more information, kindly contact Abby Taylor, Abby@tropmedres.ac, or Phaik Yeong Cheah, Phaikyeong@tropmedres.ac.