What to Do in Vienna This Week

pw-magazine-vienna-weekly-essentials-events-exhibitions-tips
John Akomfrah »Vertigo Sea«, 2015. Courtesy Smoking Dogs Films and Lisson Gallery

Essentials February 17–23

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

Tuesday, February 18

Concert
Concert by a band facing the wrong way
by Maarten Seghers
Le Studio, Liechtensteinstraße 37

Wednesday, February 19

Opening Performance
Disco Desires
by Sebastiano Sing and Robyn Hugo Le Brigand
MUSA Startgalerie, Felderstraße 6-8

Opening
Collected: Now
with works by Olivia Coeln, Barbara Hainz, Barbara Kapusta, Stefan Reiterer, Samuel Schaab, Marina Sula
Kunstforum Wien, Freyung 8

Opening
Teens (in their rooms)
by Anna Breit
Improper Walls, Reindorfgasse 42

Concert
Der Blöde Dritte Mittwoch
with Cao-Keller-Siedl, Leo Riegler and Studio Dan
Grillx, Petersplatz 1

Thursday, February 20

Opening
John Akomfrah & Michael E. Smith
On the structure of memory, the experiences of migrants in their diasporas, ecological crises and social injustice.
Secession, Friedrichstraße 12

Opening
Nice Game
by Hannah Hansel
Suzie Shride, Girardigasse 10

Artists’ Books
Sweat
by Reiner Riedler
mumok, Museumsplatz 1

Performance Video installation
Ani_Male
by Georg Blaschke and Jan Machacek
studio brut, Zieglergasse 25

Performance
Dear Mother
by Akemi Takeya, Peter Kutin, Moritz Nahold
WUK performing arts, Währingerstraße 59

Party
The Gap Release
with Boogaloo Steve and Manuel Dolp
Elektro Gönner, Mariahilfer Strasse 101/1

Friday, February 21

Opening
As horrible as it was, you guys liked it
by Konrad Kager
Stiege 13, Jägerstraße 62-64

Closing
Moving across and through, evening gaze
by Stephan Blumenschein and Janine Schranz
New Jörg, Jägerstraße 56

Party
Fish Market
with SPFDJ, Gerald VDH, Specific Objects, Phirbit, Raver Resi
Grelle Forelle, Spittelauer Lände 12

Party
Werk Statt Raum & Entkunstung
with Alpha Tracks, Grace Schella, Steinwald, Tina 303, DJ Nike, Adorno, Andrea Ida, Bort, Kobermann, Marc Graebnor, Scirox
Das Werk, Spittelauer Lände 12

Party
On Fleek
with Juba, whose music represents her love for African diasporic music
Club Titanic, Theobaldgasse 11

Saturday, February 22

Performance Happening
Wer will kann gehen
by Barbara Kraus and JohnPlayerSpezial
TQW Halle G, Museumsplatz 1

Party
Kontakt
with Sevil, LDY OSC, Therese Terror, Lil Promise
Rhiz Vienna, U-Bahnbogen 37-38

Party
RES.Radio’s Winterfest
with Hurbus, Masha Dabelka, Severin, Huster, Forst, Bushra, Pavel aus Kiew
Villa Schapira, Max-Emanuel Straße 17

About

PW-Magazine is a bilingual online magazine for contemporary culture.