Weekly Essentials: March 25 - 31

Courtesy of Sandra Mujinga and Croy Nielsen

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

Art Talk
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

Art Opening
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.

Art Talk
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.

Art Talk
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.

Art Screening
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

Art Opening
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.

Art Symposium
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.

Art Screening
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.

Art Screening
Imaginary Display(s)
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.

Performance Dance
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.

Discourse Talk
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

Performance Dance
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.

Art Opening
Seasonal Pulses
»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.

Art Opening
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.

Art Opening
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.

Art Opening
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.

Art Performance
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.

Music Party
Fish Market
»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

Art Opening
Al fresco
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
Oxy Moron
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.

Music Live
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.

Music Party
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.

Music Party
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.


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