Weekly Essentials: March 25 - 31
Essentials March 25 - 31
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!
Monday, March 25
Hussein Chalayan in Conversation with Katy England
Katy England, legendary British stylist, will be speaking to Hussein Chalayan, Professor of the Fashion Department, about her life in fashion in the last 30 years. At FLUX 2.
Wednesday, March 27
Rock Paper Scissors
Gabriele Senn gallery presents a group show including works by Kai Althoff, Cäcilia Brown, Günther Förg, Andy Hope 1930, Oswald Oberhuber, Raymond Pettibon, Alexander Ruthner, Marina Sula, and Franz West.
Gerard Byrne in Conversation with Willem de Rooij
On the occasion of his exhibition »Upon all the living and the dead.« at the Vienna Secession, the artist Gerard Byrne will talk to Willem de Rooij, who studies the production, contextualization, and interpretation of images.
Wednesday with …
Together with the participating artists, the journalist Alexandra-Maria Toth will question the challenges that artistic photography has to face in view of the everyday flood of images in social networks at studio das weisse haus.
Third from the Sun
The screening series at mumok cinema, looks at artistic approaches that reveal the specific symptoms, manifestations, and effects of the Anthropocene. The third part takes a closer look at the views, intentions, and future prospects of this human subject.
Thursday, March 28
Your house did, anyway
In her exhibition at the xE, the exhibition space of the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, Miae Son explores the relationship between the digital image, the body, and the surrounding (urban) space.
How to Deal with Monuments in Public Space?
Peter Fritzenwallner and Ines Hochgerner discuss the question of whether personal-related monuments are currently conceivable or even necessary, and who has the authority to interpret the readability of artistic forms of expression in public space.
An Evening for Daniel Spoerri
Film, conversation, and a picture series in presence of Daniel Spoerri and the film team of the movie »This Film is a Gift«, which interlinks the work of Daniel Spoerri and Anja Salomonowitz in a very personal manner. At mumok cinema.
The screening of »Imaginary Display(s)« by Marie-France Rafael with the performance »I call it a museum« by Romain Gandolphe, followed by a roundtable talk will talk place at halfway.
Glowing current moods
In her figure-skating-inspired solo dance performance at brut im Dschungel Wien, Sophia Hörmann presents a body that gives in to the illusion of change, hoping for the ultimate »glow« experience, only to give one’s own ordinariness an extraordinary touch.
Who Wants What
Salon in Gesellschaft explores the question of how the erosion of the major parties and other stabilizing institutions is changing the political system and forms of democratic confrontation at Schauspielhaus Wien.
Friday, March 29
Glowing current moods
In her figure-skating-inspired solo dance performance at brut im Dschungel Wien, Sophia Hörmann presents a body that gives in to the illusion of change, hoping for the ultimate “glow” experience, only to give one’s own ordinariness an extraordinary touch.
»Seasonal Pulses«, Sandra Mujinga’s first solo exhibition at Croy Nielsen, features four austere-looking, larger-than-life sculptures seemingly guarding the gallery space, while two others are cowering on the floor.
Being Towards the World
Sophie Tappeiner opens a group show with works by Leda Bourgogne, Jesse Darling, Kerstin von Gabain, Sophie Jung, Maria Lassnig, Alina Szapocznikow, and Jala Wahid at her space as well as a solo show by Sophie Thun in the basement.
Ramaya Tegegne observes the economy, circulation, and historicization of art as well as the power relations by which the field of art is constituted. For her solo exhibition at Kevin Space, the artist will shift her focus onto the practices of activist artists and collectives.
In her exhibition at the gallery Kunstbuero, Xenia Lesniewski deals with questions about the relationship between art and finance through works by CLUB FORTUNA, Charlotte Klobassa and Arts of the Workingclass.
Gute Nacht from Winterreise
»Er dreht, und seine Leier, Steht ihm nimmer still.« - A performance and installation by Amar Priganica and Julius Pristauz at Semperdepot.
»Nicht die Strahlen kreuzen? Doch! Und zwar bei voller Energie.« - Meat Market and CirQ invite you to Grelle Forelle, where they have booked the techno icon Johannes Heil. According to the motto »Hetereo? Homo? No matter!«, an unusual night will be presented.
Saturday, March 30
The artist-run space Ve.sch, which relocated to Kaltenbeuren last fall, presents a group exhibition with works by Johann Groebner, Gerhard Himmer, and Anna Hofbauer.
Performance Studio visit
To conclude her Residency at Im_flieger, Malika Fankha allows the audience to peek into her process of devising »Oxy Moron«–a play with multiple conceptions of the self that moves smoothly between fiction and reality, magic and science, the presence, and the future.
Elvin Brandhi & Alessandra Eramo
Zentrale has invited Elvin Brandhi, who has performed at several festivals with her raw beats and sounds between pop and noise as well as her improvised lyrics, and Alessandra Eramo, who creates a collage of hypnotic soundscapes and voices in her solo for voice and electronics, to play a concert.
imagetanz 2019 Closing Party
At the end of the anniversary edition of imagetanz, brut celebrates with all artists, festival visitors and friends of cultivated persistence dancing in the flickering of the disco ball at celeste. It ain’t over till it’s over! imagetanz 2020 will definitely come.
Werk Statt Raum
Das Werk presents vibrating music by TEXTASY, DJ Warzone, Mutter’s BORT, Andrea Ida, Laminat Kobermann, and Marc Graebnor as well as a live performance by GISCHT.