Eddo Stern: Vietnam Romance

Special Performance

Eddo Stern: Vietnam Romance Special Performance | Events Calendar


Babycastles Gallery | 137 W. 14th St.

Vietnam Romance
"If you hated the War but liked the Movies, you'll love this Game!"

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As part of Eddo Stern's upcoming exhibition at Postmasters Gallery, Babycastles will be hosting a special *LIVE PERFORMANCE* of Vietnam Romance -- with Lucas Near-Verbrugghe as Viet Rom Agent, and food by Thu Tran ( Vietnam Romance is a computer game performance and installation, a tour of nostalgia for romantics and Deathmatch veterans pitting tourists vs. adventurers, history vs. its fantasies, and games vs. cinema. The live performance involves acting and live improv, multiplayer gameplay, tournaments, dinner, music, collectable cards, dancing, multiscreen projection mapping and stage sets. Film critic Ed Halter, described a film version of the project as exploring “a peculiarly American memory-trip, one in which the legacy of a gruesome war has become indistinguishable from pleasurable, if mythic-tragic, entertainments.”


Tickets available here:

[VietRom Tour Package DELUXE]:
Includes dinner (Pho, Banh-Mi (veg/meat), Summer Roll(veg/meat)), Beer (333 or Tiger), traditional beverage (ice coffee/lemon soda), basic actions, bonus actions, signed promo card

[VietRom Tour Package BASIC]:
includes appetizer (Banh-Mi, Summer Roll) traditional beverage, basic actions

[VietRom Tour Package SHORT-TIMER]:
includes traditional beverage, very basic actions

You will receive your deck of cards (actions) when you arrive at the show!

- Ebay memorabilia shopping
- A drive to the Mojave Airport
- Flying across the ocean
- Deer hunting tournament
- Vietnam movie memorial tour
- Time travel and multiplayer effort
- Nancy Sinatra dance number
- Tracks of my Tears karaoke and prizes