Weekly Essentials: 14 Things to Do in Vienna

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

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.

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

Wednesday - October 16

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

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

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«.

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.

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

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.

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

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

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.

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!

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

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.

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

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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