Promethevs

“PROMETHEUS BOUND” by Aeschylus, La Cambre, Belgium 1986

Black empty stage except for a pile of wrecked cars. A military jeep enters. Two soldiers drag a young man to the rusted wrecks and chain him up with electric drills. They drive off and leave him. Other people come by, in cars, hang-gliders, motorcycles… They are all gods and they all ask him why he, Prometheus, has stolen the fire from Zeus and given it to the humans. – A metaphorical image of the ultimate result of this gift; the technology: In each car human beings probably died…