Your Weekly Essentials: May 21 - 27

Your Weekly Essentials May 21 - 27
Hyperreality 26: DJ Hauswein. Photo by Apollonia T. Bitzan

Essentials May 21 - 27

Your Weekly Essentials May 21 - 27
Hyperreality 26: DJ Hauswein. Photo by Apollonia T. Bitzan


Monday - May 21

#FEST Phobiarama
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.

#FEST Die Orestie
In his first production shown in Austria, Ersan Mondtag, explores provocative perspectives on current developments, the fragility of democracy and the role that citizens play.

#MUSIC Reform Act Part II
V ARE acquires locations on the periphery that cannot be subjected to a classical art, culture or concert scene due to their resistive practice. The second installment will feature a performance by Taurus, and Inou Ki Endo at Notgalerie.


Tuesday - May 22

#ART Cuttada Shob
Opening of the group exhibition by Victor Lundgaard and Birke Gorm at Pina, including works by Beatrix Curran, Karoline Dausien, Laura Hinrichsmeyer, Victor Lizana, Ivan Pérard, Aline Sophie Rainer, Titania Seidl, Marina Sula, Dan Vogt, Julia Znoj.

#ART 4ever and space
The Kunsthalle Turnhalle has invited four contemporary artistic positions, Jennifer Gelardo, Katharina Hoeglinger, Line Finderup Jensen and Thea Moeller, to position themselves and take stance on stage.

#FEST Die Orestie
In his first production shown in Austria, Ersan Mondtag, explores provocative perspectives on current developments, the fragility of democracy and the role that citizens play.

#FEST Micro | Macro
Multimedia artist Ryoji Ikeda transforms Hall E in the MuseumsQuartier into an oversized world of moving images and sounds; creates a field of imagination between quantum physics, empirical experimentation and human perception.


Wednesday - May 23

#ART Art Critique Today
Carlos Kong and Alexandra-Maria Toth will think about the role and challenges that art criticism is facing today at das weisse haus.

#FEST Die Orestie
In his first production shown in Austria, Ersan Mondtag, explores provocative perspectives on current developments, the fragility of democracy and the role that citizens play.

#FEST Micro | Macro
Multimedia artist Ryoji Ikeda transforms Hall E in the MuseumsQuartier into an oversized world of moving images and sounds; creates a field of imagination between quantum physics, empirical experimentation and human perception.


Thursday - May 24

#ART A Forum on Art Criticism
Crit Cross is an open discussion group of current writing about art. The first meeting with texts by Nina Schedlmayer, Jack Self, and Cathy Nan Quinlan will take place at the mumok library.

#FEST Hyperreality 24
Wiener Festwochen will be featuring experimental electronic music in the context of global club cultures and opening up a space for projects situated at the interface between performance, pop, and visual arts: Aïsha Devi, Arca, and Fauna will perform on Tuesday at F23.


Friday - May 25

#ART In The Park
The opening of the solo exhibition by Czech artist Lukáš Machalický will take place at artist-run space New Jörg.

#MUSIC Prater 82’
In the heart of the Wurstelprater, Kalifornia Kurt invites you to enjoy music and karaoke with Sofie, Apocalypso Mike, and Macello Basstrojani. Do not forget your sun hat!

#FEST Deep Present
Can we completely rethink the way the world works? This question has formed the basis of all of Jisun Kim’s work to date. For Deep Present, the Korean artist has found an answer in the strategy of outsourcing, the driving force of our capitalist society.

#FEST Hyperreality 25
Wiener Festwochen will be featuring experimental electronic music in the context of global club cultures and opening up a space for projects situated at the interface between performance, pop, and visual arts: i.a. FAKA, Gaddafi Gals, Cakes da Killa, Electric Indigo, and Machine Woman will perform on Friday at F23.


Saturday - May 26

#MUSIC Panzerschokolade
Force Inc. Music Works was a German record label that released numerous style-creating releases by artists such as Alec Empire and DJ Rush. At the EKH on Saturday a conversation with the label founder Achim Szepanski will take place, followed by music by twenty DJs and producers.

#FEST Deep Present
Can we completely rethink the way the world works? This question has formed the basis of all of Jisun Kim’s work to date. For Deep Present, the Korean artist has found an answer in the strategy of outsourcing, the driving force of our capitalist society.

#FEST Hyperreality 26
Wiener Festwochen will be featuring experimental electronic music in the context of global club cultures and opening up a space for projects situated at the interface between performance, pop, and visual arts: i.a. Jung An Tagen, REAL GEIZT, DJ Assault, DJ Hauswein, and Sega Bodega & Shygirl will perform on Saturday at F23.


Sunday - May 27

#FEST Deep Present
Can we completely rethink the way the world works? This question has formed the basis of all of Jisun Kim’s work to date. For Deep Present, the Korean artist has found an answer in the strategy of outsourcing, the driving force of our capitalist society.

#FEST Micro | Macro
Multimedia artist Ryoji Ikeda transforms Hall E in the MuseumsQuartier into an oversized world of moving images and sounds; creates a field of imagination between quantum physics, empirical experimentation and human perception.

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 June 23 Iza Tarasewicz at Croy Nielsen
until June 23 Katharina Schilling at Galerie Nathalie Halgand
until July 7 Lena Henke at Galerie Emanuel Layr
until July 14 Marina Faust at Gianni Manhattan
until July 29 Rachel Whiteread at Belvedere 21
until August 12 Günter Brus at Belvedere 21
until September 2 Kate Newby at Kunsthalle Wien

About

PW-Magazine is a bilingual online magazine for contemporary culture.

The Vienna-based PW-Magazine promotes diversity and a broad mix of artistic expression. The editorial team is tasked not only with reflecting current cultural production, but also with creating new visual content. The bilingual platform works with open structures and attaches great importance to collaborations that create new links between cultural creators and the public.
PW-Magazine was founded in May 2016 by Christian Glatz and Phil Koch.

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Team

Marie-Claire Gagnon
Christian Glatz
Ada Karlbauer
Phil Koch
Amar Priganica
Julius Pristauz
Laura Schaeffer

Authors

Hannah Christ
Elisabeth Falkensteiner
Wera Hippesroither
Juliana Lindenhofer
Pia-Marie Remmers
Alexandra-Maria Toth