Welcome to the home of 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.
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.
This film is the result of five years work and research.
Please watch in Full screen mode and Full HD (1080p)
Instruction and concept: Thomas Martius and Henrik Vestergaard Friis
Camera: Benjamin Bayer
Clip: Thomas Martius
Assistenter: Thor Underberg og Sasia Mølgaard
Performer: Henrik Vestergaard Friis
Voice over: Sasia Mølgaard
Filmed on location: Den Danske Kulturministerium, Hofteatret/Teatermuseet, Det Kongelige Teater and Andelsforeningen Colbjørnsensgade 12.
Zarathustras Onkels Scenekunstkanon is supported by: