Weekly Essentials: 14 Things to Do in Vienna

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Courtesy of Hui Ye

Essentials June 17 - 23

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

Opening
Whose Freedom?
In Secession’s event series, the artistic scene and the changing political climate of Hungary are examined by curator Katalin Székely and artists Szabolcs KissPál and Katarina Šević.

Tuesday

Opening
Collective Exhibition for a Single Body
Pierre Bal-Blanc and Manuel Pelmuş (re-)activate the works by artists from Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe, which are present in private collections in Vienna, in a supermarket and at Haus Wittgenstein.

Opening
Graduates Exhibition 18-19
Ceremonial opening of the graduates exhibition of all institutes by director Eva Blimlinger in the xE as well as the premises in the main building, studio house, and sculpture studios.

Installation
MALUMER SS25
A performance-installation in public space created by Luna Mae Heflin in collaboration with Julius Pristauz, taking place at Die Angewandte’s inner courtyard.

Talk
Talk by Vit Havránek and Boris Ondreička
Vit Havránek and Boris Ondreicka will hold a conversation on the occasion of the Stano Filko exhibition, curated by Boris Ondreicka, at the gallery Emanuel Layr.

Wednesday

Opening
Min Yoon
Galerie Mayer Kainer opens a solo exhibition by Min Yoon and presents a new limited edition by artist collective Gelatin on Wednesday.

Lecture
WERISTdICHTER?
Alexandru Cosarca’s poetry club for language artists and for performance at the University Library of the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna.

Party
Jessas
A dance around the volcano with DJ Nomad, Giuseppe Leonardi, DJ Moe and Firmament in the celeste. The next day is a holiday!

Party
Funkroom
London’s 90s electro and bass legend Ed DMX aka DMX Krew will spin records at Werk. Also: DJ Glow, M.Haze, DJ Nike, Digilog, Moxx.

Thursday

Opening
6 Positionen zur Gegenwart
An exhibition with works by Alice von Alten, Hanna Burkart, Karoline Dausien, Violetta Ehnsperg, Kristin Kelich, and Anita Schmid at Lerchenfeldergürtel 31.

Friday

Opening
Aggregation
Shore invites you to the group exhibition with works by Timon & Melchior Grau, Guillaume Maraud, Richard Nikl, Alison Veit, 23102015, and 650mAh.

Opening
Romance
In his exhibition in Hoast, Hui Ye deals with Guwangju’s »wedding street« and tells some fictional stories about the women living there in the form of staged interviews.

Launch
Contemporary Matters
Join Contemporary Matters for a Spritzer to learn more about the Vienna-based student platform, its website, podcast, and peer-reviewed journal in the field of art history.

Party
Struma+Iodine
Struma+Iodine celebrates its 100th issue with music by Ewa Justka, Rosa Anschütz, Pure, Jung An Tagen, Alpha Tracks, Misonica, DJWarzone, and Inou Ki Endo at fluc. Congratulations!

Saturday

Party
Kontakt
Belgrade sound artist Zhe Pechorin, who seeks in his work for clear emotions, meaning, and beauty, Therese Terror, Caniche, and Lil Promise will perform at Rhiz.

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