Henrik Vestergaard

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Zarathustras Onkel

Zarathustras Onkel was formed by Henrik Vestergaard Friis and is an alter ego and a group name.

Between 2002 and 2012 Zarathustras Onkel has performed 30 different pieces around the would.


Videostill: Svend Thomsen

“Gerüstbauficken” was performed as a part of Berliner Luft 1

Videostill: Svend Thomsen

“We Come in Peace” was performed as a part of Berliner Luft 2

On Zonkels Kanon homepage you can read about 24 of these. Click here.

In the fall of 2006 Zarathustras Onkel started his examination of the Danish Culture Canon for the Performing Arts.

The Danish cultural ministry set up a canon in the beginning of 2006 with the most important cultural achievements and artworks in Denmarks existence.

These 96 pieces and works ranging from architecture, design to stage art shall show how great Danish culture is, or better: how great Danes are.

Fingernumret was performed as a part of Berliner Luft 3

For Samtalekøkkenet, January 2012, he performed “Full Stop” as a marker of the finnissage of his exhibition in the Theatre Museum of Copenhagen. May-June 2012, his Canon Project will be exhibited at Grimm Museum, Berlin.

More info at http://www.zonkel.com/

Om liveart_dk

Liveart.dk was founded in 2004 in Copenhagen to promote the discussion, documentation and development of live art in Denmark. The organisation is equally inspired by the imaginative and entertaining English Live Art tradition as by the theoretical and political German theatre tradition. We have organised 10 large international festivals of Live Art for kids and adults since 2004, and over 40 discussion events, books, video series, symposia and more in the field of live art, performance art, art criticism and documentation. We collaborate with theatres, music venues, art museums and festivals in Denmark and internationally.