Hanoi Tries Out ‘Happenings’

“At first, three discreetly covered slender models tottered self-consciously on very high heels. Seated at a table was Vu Nhat Tan, Vietnam’s leading avant-garde composer, there to provide an electronica background as Phuong Vu Manh began to systematically apply a wash of color to each model – one red, one blue, one green. … Tan gradually built a wall of elaborately inventive sound while Manh elaborately decorated his ladies into Avatar-like beings.”