Weekly Essentials: April 1 - 7

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Alexandra Bachzetsis »Private Song« at TQW. Photo by Nikolas Giakoumakis

Essentials April 1 - 7

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!

Tuesday, April 2

Art Opening
Baumhaus
David Gruber, Niclas Schöler, and Gurashvili present the group exhibition with works by Sophie Gogl, David Gruber, Leena Lübbe, and David Peschka at Hans-Sachs-Gasse 27/4.

Art Opening
It’s rather touching, than capturing
PFERD invites to the second opening day of the exhibition »It’s rather touching, than capturing« with works by Janine Schranz and Stephan Blumenschein, accompanied by an essay by Maike Hemmers.

Art Book launch
Hope intensifies delusion
Jakob Rockenschaub invites you to the presentation of his publication »Hope intensifies delusion« at Saxpublishers HQ. The book launch will be accompanied by a small artistic intervention.

Wednesday, April 3

Art Screening
Dispossession, Willful Weeds, and World-Making from the Ruins
mumok cinema presents works that explore the theme of land, with a view not only to people but to the monsters and ghosts that pass through landscapes. In what ways can storytelling contribute to an understanding of and a relationship to land, beyond the frame of reference of ownership?

Thursday, April 4

Art Opening
TechnoCare
In the exhibition »TechnoCare« the Kunstraum Niederoesterreich investigates the divide between the relevance of care work and its marginalisation and examines the technological and aesthetic mediation attempts of care, which have gained momentum in contemporary artistic practice.

Performance
New European Tragedy Part III
The New European Tragedy traces the current development of the concept of security from a real political and artistic perspective at WUK. In doing so, God’s Entertainment takes particular account of the acute domestic security situation and the resulting insecurity of the Austrian population.

Film Festival
Porn Film Festival Vienna 2019
Porn Film Festival Vienna screens a carefully curated selection of feature, documentary and short films depicting a wide variety of sexual orientations, identities, and body norms blurring the lines between sexuality, art, and cinema.

Music Live
ZZZ
For their second night at Rhiz, Sleepers have invited Better Person, a Berlin-based singer and ballad composer, and Soho Rezanejad whose practice, much like her upbringing, is a testament to versatility.

Friday, April 5

Dance Performance Sponsored
Alexandra Bachzetsis: Private Song
In »Private Song« conceived for documenta 14, Alexandra Bachzetsis confronts popular Greek rebetiko songs with wrestling, Hollywood role models, and the visual history of love and war in order to examine, underline or neutralise the relationship between audience and the bodies on the stage at Tanzquartier Wien.

Performance Lecture Sponsored
Barbis Ruder: How to go viral
Basic values in our already mutated and infected working environments are simple: Be in a good mood, set your relationship status to neoliberal, don’t allow yourself to be bought, just to be financially influenced. In »How to go viral«, Barbis Ruder and her team commence their treatment at studio brut.

Performance
New European Tragedy Part III
The New European Tragedy traces the current development of the concept of security from a real political and artistic perspective at WUK. In doing so, God’s Entertainment takes particular account of the acute domestic security situation and the resulting insecurity of the Austrian population.

Art Opening
Hermann Nitsch & Julian Schnabel
Galerie Elisabeth & Klaus Thoman presents a double exhibition of works by Hermann Nitsch and Julian Schnabel, focusing on the technical aspect of action art by Hermann Nitsch.

Art Opening
Armenia?
The exhibition suggests taking a new perspective of the Armenian art scene with four artists, who manifest powerful discourses they are captured within and provide the insight that could extend understanding of Armenia going through changes right now.

Music Party
Fixstern
Boogaloo Steve presents a night with music by D.K., who released on Antinote and LIES, as well as Lil Promise, Manuel Dolp, and his own at celeste.

Music Live
Struma+Iodie & Technoland
Get your share of experimental electronic music with Jesse Osborne-Lanthier, who molds disconcerting sonic worlds by combining modular synthesizers with digital processing tools, Treibgut, Inou Ki Endo, Tina 303, Makart, and Failix at Rhiz.

Music Party
Sucuk und Bratwurst x Trade
Don’t call them Frankfurter: The German creative studio Sucuk und Bratwurst, and the Berlin promoters TRADE travel Vienna and present Kevin Koko, Therese Terror, Simon Kaiser, and 100% HALAL at Opera Club.

Music Party
Drum & Non Funxion
Non Funxion starts a new chapter in collaboration with DRUM, a dutch collective, and has invited CEM, Albert van Abbe, Scirox, Sv3n, Polyxene, and Dim Trich to play at Das Werk.

Saturday, April 6

Dance Performance Sponsored
Alexandra Bachzetsis: Private Song
In »Private Song« conceived for documenta 14, Alexandra Bachzetsis confronts popular Greek rebetiko songs with wrestling, Hollywood role models, and the visual history of love and war in order to examine, underline or neutralise the relationship between audience and the bodies on the stage at Tanzquartier Wien.

Performance Lecture Sponsored
Barbis Ruder: How to go viral
Basic values in our already mutated and infected working environments are simple: Be in a good mood, set your relationship status to neoliberal, don’t allow yourself to be bought, just to be financially influenced. In »How to go viral«, Barbis Ruder and her team commence their treatment at studio brut.

Performance
New European Tragedy Part III
The New European Tragedy traces the current development of the concept of security from a real political and artistic perspective at WUK. In doing so, God’s Entertainment takes particular account of the acute domestic security situation and the resulting insecurity of the Austrian population.

Music Party
No Order
Fast meets dramatic techno in no particular order: Aziz, Elfriede Blut, Ernst August Graefe, Exakt, Gusch, Kim Leclerc, Schirin, Ric49, and Zero will make you sweat at Das Werk.

Sunday, April 7

Music Live
mumok Matinee
mumok presents a concert by cellist Maiken Beer and violinist Sophia Goidinger-Koch, which combines the conviction and vision that new music is exciting and stimulating; not only for experienced, but also for inexperienced ears.

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