Weekly Essentials: 14 Things to Do in Vienna

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Courtesy of Brigitte Kowanz

Essentials October 14 - 20

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.

Tuesday - October 15

Opening
Fall of the Wall
Büro Weltausstellung opens the exhibition »fall of the wall« by Brigitte Kowanz, who is known for her spatial light art and text works.

Opening
Hidden Dimensions
In their intervention, Rachel Borovska and Aref Dashti translate and share information about the existing space of Reaktor.

Wednesday - October 16

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»We Bodies« at WUK performing arts. Photo by Anna Breit

Performance
We Bodies
»We Bodies« is series of fragmented exorcisms in which monstrous inscriptions become visible and in which a reappropriation of one’s own body becomes possible. At WUK performing arts.

Thursday - October 17

Opening
Jessica R. Hauser & Spezialschule für Bildhauerei
Two exhibition openings in the xE: Jessyca R. Hauser transforms the exhibition space into an emotional landscape with her expansive sound installation. Meanwhile, »Spezialschule für Bildhauerei« assembles artistic positions that establish a connection to the »Bildhaueratelier«.

Opening
Kapsch Contemporary Art Prize 2019
mumok invites you to the opening of the exhibition by Anita Leisz, the fourth winner of the Kapsch Contemporary Art Prize, whose works create a tension between interior and exterior space.

Performance
EXIT
Antonia Baehr explores an ever-present but mostly overlooked phenomenon of western theatre buildings: the obligatory illuminated emergency exit signs. A lecture performance at TQW.

Friday - October 18

Opening
Pat Pat Pat
The project from students of Hfbk University of Fine Arts Hamburg and Academy of Fine Arts Vienna shows a broad range of formats and stages of the relationship between artists and material.

Opening
The Interchange
Gärtnergasse presents an exhibition by Guy Gormley, who explores the outside world in contrast to the reality he locates in our heads.

Performance
Cosarca, Herterich & Hörmann
Storytelling, projection and self-perception: Alexandru Cosarca, Verena Herterich, and Sophia Hörmann will give performances at Galerie Die Schöne.

Concert
Rian Treanor & Rojin Sharafi
Struma + Iodine presents a concert by Rian Treanor, who reimagines the intersection of club culture, experimental art and computer music, and a release show by Rojin Sharafi at fluc.

Party
Wet
This is a party for girls who are looking for girls: Sofie, DJ Kündigung, and DJ Insecurity will play at Opera Club. To provide a safe space, there will be a restricted door policy!

Party
Fish Market
Meat Market is ready for a fight and has invited Answer Code Request, Gerald VDH, Specific Objects, Harrimann, Bort and Marc Graebnor to perform at Grelle Forelle.

Saturday - October 19

Talk-Show
Guests
Extended chats among neighbours will allow Pia Hierzegger and the brut audience to glimpse behind the façades of Zieglergasse and to meet its inhabitants and their stories.

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Pia Hierzegger »GUESTS« at studio brut. Photo by Erli Grünzweil

Party
Unentschieden
If you vacillate, this is the right party for you: Techno Thriller, Constance Chlore, Erdball, Paul Ebhart, Yeni Abdel, and Pavel will make music in Venster 99.

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