Weekly Essentials: 12 Things to Do in Vienna

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Florentina Holzinger »TANZ« at TQW. Photo by Apollonia Theresa Bitzan

Essentials September 30 - October 6

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 1

Opening
How We Want to Work
Opening of the group exhibition »How we want to work – Collective Practice and Women Artists’ Complicity« and the solo exhibition »Vulkanische Aue« by Karine Fauchard at das weisse haus.

Wednesday - October 2

Opening
Stone Telling
Kunstraum Niederoesterreich deals with the reception of feminist science fiction literature in contemporary art and the potential of queer-feminist, speculative storytelling.

Performance
Thyestes Brüder! Kapital
Claudia Bosse choreographs »Thyestes« by Seneca where human fragility meets the language of the roman empire confronting us with the unthinkable: an insatiable society devouring itself.

Opening
Sehr Ernste
The three language artists Anahit Bagradjans, Deniz Ohde, and Verena Stauffer perform very serious texts at Spektakel. Admission free!

Thursday - October 3

Performance
Tanz
In the final part of her trilogy, Florentina Holzinger raises the question of the legacy of dance. How can the cult of beauty inherent in this tradition be reconciled?

Friday - October 4

Opening
Vienna Art Book Fair
For three days, the Vienna Art Book Fair will provide a platform for all those who are dedicated to the medium of the book at Die Angewandte. Free admission! Moreover, don’t miss the biennial’s opening party at Gartenbaukino.

Opening
Vital
Burggasse 98 opens its new project room B-98 with a presentation of the lamp »Vital« by Martijn Straatman, which was manufactured from discarded wind turbine propellers.

Party
Auftakt!
Celeste, 5th district’s musical living room, turns 6 years old and celebrates with Dacid Go8lin, Joja, Marloe, Marlene Fally, Sweety Nicks, Tony Renaissance, Anna Leiser, Eklextasy, Gusch, and Mzamo Jama.

Party
Drum & Non Funxion
For the fourth edition of their collaboration series Drum and Non Funxion have invited the label boss of Arsenik Records, Dold, from Stockholm, to Werk.

Saturday - October 5

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Ingri Fiksdal »Diorama« at brut. Photo by Istvan Virag

Performance
Diorama
To open brut’s new season, Norwegian choreographer Ingri Fiksdal will bring the panoramic version of her impressive performance series »Diorama« to Seestadt Aspern after successfully showing it around the world.

Party
Disorder
For the twentieth time – yes, we counted – Disorder gathers rousing DJs at Werk: Viscerale, Polyxene, DJ Insecurity, Zero, Ric49, and TJ Sakura.

Sunday - October 6

Concert
Dagobert
Dagobert, a beautiful former hermit full of world-weariness, plays his music – a bit of schlager, a bit of concept album – at the Flex Café. Every single song is about love!

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