Text by Friedrich Nietzsche (1873)
Performed by Frank Willens
Set and directed by Peter Stamer
Commissioned by Philosophy on Stage #4
Recorded on November 29, 2015 at Halle G Vienna
(Recording slightly shortened)
Edited, abridged, supplemented, and partly newly translated text version by Peter Stamer and Frank Willen
In some remote corner of the universe that was poured out in countless flickering solar systems, there once was a star on which clever animals invented knowledge. That was the most arrogant and the most untruthful minute in world history – yet it was only a minute. After nature had taken a few breaths, the star froze over and the clever animals had to die...