Weekly Essentials: 12 Things to Do in Vienna

Photo by Marie Haefner

Essentials September 2 - 8

Where to go and what to do in Vienna: We’ve selected the most exciting events and exhibition openings that should not be missed this week.

Monday - September 2

Fotogalerie Wien shows works by artists who, in their preoccupation with identity, role models and structures of societies and cultures, work out ritual behaviors.

Tuesday - September 3

Theme parks for extraction
In his lecture, Simon Denny will discuss his recent project Mine currently on view at the Museum of Old and New Art in Tasmania, Australia.

Guided tour
Uncanny Values
As part of the Vienna Biennale, the curators Marlies Wirth and Paul Feigelfeld guide through their exhibition »Uncanny Values: Artificial Intelligence & You« at the MAK.

Wednesday - September 4

Belvedere dedicates a comprehensive exhibition to Josef Bauer and focuses on two essential themes in his oeuvre: the political dimension of his work and the associated power of language.

Hot to the touch
In her exhibition at MUSA, Nicoleta Auersperg takes up the series of her mouth-blown glass objects: special forms in the design of public space, which she calls defensive architecture.

Thursday - September 5

Ways of Being
Albertina pays tribute to Maria Lassnig with a comprehensive retrospective on her hundredth birthday and shows the key works of one of the most important artists of the 20th century.

We Work in Shadows
Gemäldegalerie der Akademie der bildenden Künste Wien shows Ali Banisadr’s large-format, complex paintings, which oscillate between figuration and abstract expressionism.

Dust in Strange Light
In her exhibition at LLLLLLl, Lena Rosa Händle shines a light on the historically erased and forgotten images of abjected queerness.

Friday - September 6

In their solo show at Shore Gallery, Timon and Melchior Grau enact a new kind of exchange, asking what a message becomes when it is sent and seen on a screen.

Saturday - September 7

La Discussion
Lola Atger and Verena Schneider present an interdisciplinary choreography at Dschungel Wien, in which a dancer and an acrobat find their common language of movement.

A night at Werk with Staub Berlin and Horsepower Racing Team, who invited Irakli, ZZ3333Hz, Modschi, Tina 303, DJ Gusch, Kim Leclerc, and DJ Warzone to play.

Sunday - September 8

Artist Presentation: Karin Ferrari
Kunsthalle Wien Karlsplatz acts as a platform for making visible practices that combine interests in feminism and technology, and has a number of artists present their works, research, ideas and inspirations.


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