Weekly Essentials: 18 Things to Do in Vienna

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Alexa Karolinski & Ingo Niermann, The Army of Love, video still, 2016. Courtesy of the artists

Essentials April 15 - 28

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

Tuesday, April 16

Performance
The Modification of Modification
The gallery Unttld Contemporary presents a performance in the context of the exhibition by Samuel Schaab with Coco Bechamel, Raumschiff Engelmayr, Samuel Schaab, Benjamin Tomasi, and guests.

Wednesday, April 17

Book launch
Mark presents 3 new Books
Mark Pezinger Books and Significant Other invite you to the release of the publications by Stefan Reiterer, Astrid Seme, and Adrien Tirtiaux.

Thursday, April 18

Magazine release
all-over: It’s all Over
all-over will celebrate its latest and last edition with an improvisational choir performance conducted by transdisciplinary artist Travis Wyche at Suzie Shride. Farewell!

Performance
Mimesia
»Please make yourself comfortable.« – In her performance at Kunstraum Niederoesterreich, Miriam Coretta Schulte will explore the networks of solidarity and care.

Concerts
Tanken or Live in the Tanke
Adventurous music in public space with live performances and DJ sets by Cam Deas, Opcion, Scans, Amelie Zadeh, TinTin Patrone, Mariah Doesn’t Carey, and Inou Ki Endo at a gas station in Simmering.

Friday, April 19

Party
Kohtakt
Lunchmaster presents Identified Patient, whose style infuses raw aesthetics with unrivalled, relentless energy, Bocksrucker & Heap, Kim Leclerc, Misonica, Lil Promise, Utoria, Little Taty, DJ Tako, Boogaloo Steve, Cucho Sanchez, and DJ Hoec at Grelle Forelle.

Saturday, April 20

Party
RES.Radio Soft Opening
With a party at Die Schöne and a broad line-up of musicians and DJs, the online RES.radio fires the starting pistol for its upcoming streaming activity in June.

Party
United SISTERS of Queertopia
Sisters, the non-binary, all-gender, anti-racist, body positive space, once again offers a packed night with a reading, a history lesson, and of course music by Laura Landergott, Farce, Bicha Boo collective, and DJ Hauswein at fluc.

Wednesday, April 24

Opening
Critical Care
Az W’s exhibition is an appeal for a new approach, for a caring architecture and urbanism and proves that architecture and urban development do not have to be subservient to the dictates of capital.

Opening
The Name of the Rose
Vin Vin invites you to the first solo exhibition in Austria by Myles Starr, who positions painting and sculpture as distinct and complementary formats, as well as to the inauguration of its new gallery space.

Opening
Dance of Urgency
The exhibition at Q21, curated by Bogomir Doringer, aims to find a definition of »Dance of Urgency« that is based on those emotions arising out of personal and collective crises.

Party
Nodrama
A night dedicated to dance culture and understanding dance as an indicator for social change with the international talents Lilith, Mark Flash, Matej Rusmir, Rojeh Khleif, and DJ Gusch at Das Werk.

Thursday, April 25

Opening
Open End
Galerie Martin Janda presents the fourth solo exhibition by Slovakian artist Roman Ondak, who is a master of subtly twisting the everyday.

Opening
Overgangen
EXILE gallery has invited Philipp Van Snick, who likes »flattening« reality, as if to be seen in two-dimensional form and from one perspective, following his retrospective at Grazer Kunstverein in 2016.

Opening
Porträt
In his solo show at CRONE, Peter Welz continues his exhibition series in which multimedia moving-image sculptures pay hommage to formative figures in film and art history.

Friday, April 26

Performance
The Jaguar and the Snake
»The Jaguar and the Snake« is a performance piece inspired by hybrid beings who populate the Amerindian oral and visual imagery, creating a visionary world between ancestral indigenous knowledge and contemporary performance art at Tanzquartier Wien.

Performance
Club Real: Lose Nature – Bring in Politics!
The performance and interactive audio installation eliminates the anthropocentric world view and the imperial separation between humans and natural resources in Club Real’s »Garden Democracy«. How did the meeting between plants, greenflies and snails in a parliamentary context go?

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Club Real »Lose Nature – Bring in Politics!«. Photo by Lisbeth Kovacic

Screening
Carte Blanche to Nicolas Jasmin
Nicolas Jasmin selects the film program for an evening in Belvedere 21’s cinema Blickle, in which the artist’s microanalyses of scenes and sequences are traced back to a large whole.

Concert
Die Wände
Ivy Fanclub presents Die Wände on their release tour to their debut album at Rhiz. Just Friends and Lovers and Der singende Bronco are also in on it.

Concert
Sindicato Vertical & Matte Glossy
DIY label Yakamoz has invited the Spanish post-punk band Sindicato Vertical, who will play alongside Vienna’s Matte/Glossy, who will perform her alien artpop songs, at AU.

Saturday, April 27

Performance
The Jaguar and the Snake
»The Jaguar and the Snake« is a performance piece inspired by hybrid beings who populate the Amerindian oral and visual imagery, creating a visionary world between ancestral indigenous knowledge and contemporary performance art at Tanzquartier Wien.

Performance
Club Real: Lose Nature – Bring in Politics!
The performance and interactive audio installation eliminates the anthropocentric world view and the imperial separation between humans and natural resources in Club Real’s »Garden Democracy«. How did the meeting between plants, greenflies and snails in a parliamentary context go?

Screening
The Artist and The Pervert
Due to popular demand, Porn Film Festival Vienna will show this documentary about a life between perversion, art, love, and radical self-determination one more time at Votiv Kino.

Party
Ghost Notes
Ghost Notes is happening for the first time upstairs at Fluc with local selectors Oko Oko, who is part of the NNNN events, and Pavel aus Kiew, who plays a set full of kraut, dub, and cosmic tunes!

Party
Fish Market
»Life Through a Webcam.« – Meat Market invites you to Grelle Forelle, where they have booked DVS1, yes, really, as well as Scirox, Gerald VDH, Tommy D, Winston, and Bort.

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