What to Do in Vienna This Week

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Jakob Lena Knebl and Markus Pires Mata »Wir sind Henkel« at TQW. Photo by Liz Eve

Essentials February 10–16

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

Monday, February 10

Opening
The Beginning
100 photographs of the late Swedish photojournalist.
WestLicht, Westbahnstraße 40

Performance Dance
Raw Matters
with Anna Prokopová, Jeanne Lakits, Flóra Boros, Kristin Jackson Lerch, Bar Shem Tov, Yuli Spiegelman
Le Studio, Liechtensteinstraße 37

Tuesday, February 11

Performance workshop
Messy polyphonies
by Veza Fernández
Im_flieger, Bräuhausgasse 40

Wednesday, February 12

Opening
Toxic Temple
with Christine Schörkhuber, Margret Unknown, Paul Gründorfer
by Anna Lerchbaumer and Kilian Jörg
Angewandte Innovation Lab, Franz-Josefs-Kai 3

Film screening
Die Melancholie der Millionäre
by Caspar Pfaundler
Metro Kinokulturhaus, Johannesgasse 4

Thursday, February 13

Opening
Show Off
The first comprehensive major exhibition on Austrian fashion design.
MAK, Stubenring 5

Opening
Into The Night
The story of the avant-garde from the 1880s to the 1960s.
Lower Belvedere, Rennweg 6

Opening
Traces of realities remembering the future
by Michael Wallinger
Format .strk, Zirkusgasse 38

Conference
The White West III – Automating Apartheid
Theorizing the afterlife of fascism and the relation of settler colonialism to National Socialism.
by Kunsthalle Wien and Burgtheater
Kasino am Schwarzenbergplatz, Schwarzenbergplatz 1

Panel
Harder. Better. Faster. Stronger?
Politics of contemporary techno and club culture in Vienna.
Colab, Schweglerstraße 46

Party Special recommendation
Struma + Iodine
with Meuko! Meuko!, Ånsgar, In My Talons, Grrrr
Fluc, Praterstern 5

Friday, February 14

Musical theatre revue
Aids Follies
by Johannes Müller, Philine Rinnert, Genoël von Lilienstern
studio brut, Zieglergasse 25

Drinks
Valentine’s Bar Night
Stefan Wirnsperger serves drinks along with »Der Bote ist der Tote«.
Mauve, Löwengasse 18

Party
Vultras
with Hollywood Hanna, Jean Baptista Mukka
Club-U, Künstlerhauspassage

Party
Anti Valentines Ball
with Kristin Jackson, Max du Ainé, Rosa Wiesauer, Soso Phist
Grillx, Petersplatz 1

Party
Dead Sea Diaries
with VTSS, Matt Mor, Scendet, Echion, Peel, Andrea Ida, Adorno, Sedvs
Das Werk, Spittelauer Lände 12

Saturday, February 15

Performance
Wir sind Henkel
by Jakob Lena Knebl and Markus Pires Mata
TQW Studios, Museumsplatz 1

Book premiere
Auf sie mit Gebrüll!
How to stand up to hecklers and populists.
by Hasnain Kazim
studio brut, Zieglergasse 25

Party
Lo-ve-Fi
with Anemone See, Zenasa
celeste, Hamburgerstraße 18

Party
Non Funxion
with s.ra, Maelanin, Dim Trich, Disabnormal, DJ Topspin, PoTo
Das Werk, Spittelauer Lände 12

Sunday, February 16

Exhibition closing
A little yellower than snow, a little brighter than old curtains
by Natalia Gurova
Hoast, Große Sperlgasse 25

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