Weekly Essentials: 12 Things to Do in Vienna

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

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

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

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.

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

Thursday - October 3

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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

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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