Fri 15 Jan 2016, 7 pm
The Haus der Kulturen der Welt (HKW), Berlin
Ambient sound performance “Sorrow of Noise” by two Vietnamese musicians Tri Minh and Tri Nguyen will take place on January 15 in Berlin. It will be “a performance which blend the dark histories of Vietnam’s war but also showing hopes and sorrow,” according to artist Tri Minh.
A musical exploration of the trauma of the Vietnam War: Tri Minh’s composition, inspired by the stream of consciousness of Bao Ninh’s prize-winning novel “The Sorrow of War,” depicting lost innocence and class conflict transcending the clichés of Vietnam War literature.
An electro-acoustic soundtrack with đàn tranh zither sounds by Tri Nguyen, composed by Tri Minh — one of the first Vietnamese producer-musicians to gain recognition in the international Techno and Ambient scene.