What to Do in Vienna This Week

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Roland Rauschmeier »Timon« at studio brut. Photo by Roland Rauschmeier

Essentials December 2–8⁠

The »Weekly Essentials« present our top picks of the most exciting events and exhibition openings you shouldn’t miss this week.

Wednesday, December 4

Opening
Farewell, You Beloved Piece of Art
Galerie Rudolf Leeb brings together outstanding works by students of the photography class that were created in the past semesters at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna.

Screening
In Person: Nazlı Dinçel
In her hand-made analogue films shown at mumok cinema, Nazlı Dinçel the relationship between a lover and the beloved, early sexual experiences, or an abortion with a direct and blunt approach.

Party
Ephemeros
A post-gothic pre-Christmas party with concerts by G.Never, Pope Sangreta, Morast, and Precarious Dog as well as a DJ set by Dirrtina & Dzurillah at fluc.

Thursday, December 5

Opening
Sortiment
For her exhibition at rauminhalt_harald bichler, Anna Paul presents reflections on the environment in the form of sculptures and found objects from nature and material culture.

Performance
Timon
Roland Rauschmeier’s performance asks how our perception of masculinity is intertwined with violence and hate. An essay on patriarchy and its effects on male emotions at studio brut.

Friday, December 6

Opening
Flavio Palasciano
New Jörg invites you to the opening of the exhibition »Of gardens and castles and borders and playgrounds« by Flavio Palasciano.

Opening
Sanatorium
Max Eulitz and Zoë Field’s exhibition at Gärtnergasse deals with the architect Victor Gruen, who created the first shopping mall, for a mental state of mind.

Party
NNNN
Rrr introduces Kӣr, who creates a sound in which drone driven post-industrial logos merge into a tribal myth. Also starring Ramona as well as NNNN residents.

Party
Service
Within the framework of the exchange project »The New Scene of Ukraine«, Service has invited Udda and Kurilo, the driving forces behind Kultura Zvuka, to Vienna’s celeste.

Saturday, December 7

Opening
Janda Satellite
Galerie Martin Janda opens a temporary exhibition space in the Hochhaus Herrengasse. Of course, the debut will focus on a selection of works by the gallery’s artists.

Concert
Shygirl
Shygirl, whose recordings and live performance showcase her talent for doused sarcasm and a dark-sided humor, will play at Rrr, which provide very little information about the event.

Party
Disorder meets Funkroom
Carl Finlow, a producer with many names who is currently on tour with a live electric set, will perform at Werk. Furthermore Ric49, DJ Insecurity, Moxx, Elfriede Blut, and Ernst August Graefe.

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