Your Weekly Essentials May 7 - 13

Your Weekly Essentials:
May 7 – 13

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Your Weekly Essentials May 7 - 13
Phobiarama, Photo by Willem Popelier

Where to go and what to do – every week, PW-Magazine selects the most exciting events and exhibitions that should not be missed in Vienna!

Monday – May 7

#ART Feedback
Sixpackfilm presents four shorts about architectonical voids, Walter Pichler’s archiarchitecture concepts, and the tension between glamor and African reality at METRO Kinokulturhaus.

Tuesday – May 8

#ART Anschluss
Kunstverein Ve.Sch will open its second exhibition at the new location in Wehlistrasse 27b, 1200 Vienna with a show by Ekaterina Shapiro-Obermair and Hannes Zebedin.

#MUSIC 20 Years of Rhiz with Struma + Iodine
Unique and open to new ideas: the rhiz stands for extraordinary music and the liberation from mainstream culture. Struma + Iodine will kick off the birthday celebration with concerts by Die Angel and Missing Organs.

Wednesday – May 9

#ART Do you have an innie or an outie?
Opening of the exhibition at artist-run space SORT, in which Anna Schachinger, Kiki Archimbaldi, Martyn Reynolds, Oliver Croy and Vin Della Corte have each invited one artist position.

#ART Unter Bildern
The painting exhibition at Heiligenkreuzerhof will address the question of how the relationship between pictorial space and real space, from image to world, has changed.

#ART Oberfläche mit Gefühl
As part of the art festival DREISECHSFUENF, the One Mess Gallery has organized a huge one-day group exhibition at artist-run space Dessous.

#ART E++
E++ will release its limited publication “Freizeitanlage Praterstern / Drowning Promqueen” at Hermann’s Würstelsalon, Stiftgasse 5-9, 1070 Wien.

#THEATRE Lazarus
The premiere of the musical with 18 songs by David Bowie about a man who fell to earth, but his soul loses earthly distractions, will take place at Volkstheater Wien.

#MUSIC Paradiso
For this party you have to bring your best friend, because Paradiso itself has even invited all sorts of friends to play in different doubles in the club celeste.

What you’ll hear from Sarah Farina’s set at Opera Club is seamlessly blended bass-heavy footwork and futuristic beats, with fearless forays through R&B and UK funky.

Thursday – May 10

#ART Uncanny Valley
Francis Ruyter will open an exhibition with works by Lisa Beck, Benjamin Butler, Michael Huey, Justine Kurland, Paul P., Patricia Reinhart, and David Benjamin Sherry at Bartensteingasse.

#STAGE Rakete
The first edition Tanzquartier Wien’s mini festival brings together a new generation of artists. From May 10th to 11th there will be three very different local and international positions on the launch pad.

Africaine 808’s and Vulkandance’s Nomad will DJ all night long in the new scene bar, The Real White Rabbit, run by Tingel Tangel founder, Bernhard Tobola.

Friday – May 11

#FEST Opening of the Wiener Festwochen
The Wiener Festwochen will once again be opening this year at the Rathausplatz in Vienna. Ernst Molden forms the musical framework of the evening together with a whole range of musicians: Voodoo Jürgens, Mira Lu Kovacs, Willi Resetarits, Esra Özmen, Gustav, Ursula Strauss, Gerald Votava, and Der Nino aus Wien.

#FEST Phobiarama
From May 11 until 22: Dutch artist Dries Verhoeven presents a socio-political theatre of fear: Phobiarama, a ghost train that takes us on a ride past society’s new fears and the things that haunt us.

#MUSIC Mutter
The Hotel D’Amour of the notorious mother crew wants to set new standards in Viennese dance culture. United and driven by love of music, they set out to bring educated house music to Grelle Forelle’s dance floor.

X-Coast was invited to the club celeste to celebrate his new EP which features thick kicks, old school rave, house and summer trance influences and will be released on Unknown to the Unknown.

Saturday – May 12

#FEST ∑(No,12k,Lg,18Wfw)
In a year-long collaboration with Liam Gillick and composer Joe Duddell, New Order deconstructed, rethought and rebuilt their back catalogue (including the Joy Division days) to place their music in a totally new context at Halle EG im MQ.

#MUSIC Eat Slay Love Voguing Ball
PLENVM Ninja, together with Wiktoria Pelzer and the House of Butter, present this year’s premiere voguing event in Vienna. First, the Gartenbaukino will show the movie “Madonna: Truth or Dare”. This is followed by a voguing contest and will be one hell of a show!

Sunday – May 13

#FEST ∑(No,12k,Lg,18Wfw)
In a year-long collaboration with Liam Gillick and composer Joe Duddell, New Order deconstructed, rethought and rebuilt their back catalogue (including the Joy Division days) to place their music in a totally new context at Halle EG im MQ.

#FEST So to speak: Fear Forward
This discussion aims to examine that ambivalent thrill of fear in language and game: Mumok cinema will host a talk awith the Festwochen artist Dries Verhoeven.

Selected Ongoing Exhibitions

until May 26 Bruno Gironcoli at Galerie Elisabeth & Klaus Thoman
until May 27 Bruno Gironcoli & Optik Schröder II at mumok
until May 27 Ydessa Hendeles at Kunsthalle Wien
until May 30 Heimo Zobernig at Galerie Meyer Kainer
until June 3 Oa4s at Kevin Space
until June 9 Marina Abramovic at Galerie Krinzinger
until July 29 Rachel Whiteread at Belvedere 21
until August 12 Günter Brus at Belvedere 21