What to Do in Vienna This Week
Essentials August 9–15
The »Weekly Essentials« present our top picks of the most exciting events and exhibition openings you shouldn’t miss this week.
Monday, August 9
»Together /AND Apart«
The exhibition, curated by Julia Hürner, shows the striking work of the graduates of the Friedl Kubelka School of Artistic Photography, directed by Anja Manfredi, and reflects a multifaceted approach to the medium in the context of the visual arts.
WUK, Währinger Straße 59, 1090
Tuesday, August 10
PERFORMANCE IMPULSTANZ LAST CHANCE
PRICE »MELODIES ARE SO FAR MY BEST FRIEND«
Extravagant clothes, sumptuous drapes of fabric, a melting voice, lascivious looks. This is PRICE, the hybrid persona of artist Mathias Ringgenberg, navigating once more between heteronormative structures and his own precarious identities.
Kasino am Schwarzenbergplatz
Schwarzenbergplatz 1, 1010
Wednesday, August 11
FESTIVAL OPENING ART MUSIC
DAS LETZTE SPEKTAKEL
The RHIZOMATIC CIRCUS COLLECTIVE calls its friends together in August for the last time before the renovation to occupy the mighty halls of the former Sargfabrik. On the opening day you should not miss the release concert of DIE FITTEN TITTEN, the DJ set by JORKES & Zamal and the vernissage of Oh Mini Golf curated by ONE MESS GALLERY featuring works by familiar faces Natalia Gurova, Gleb Amankulov, Maitane Midby, Daniel Rajcsanyi, Lisa Jäger and many more. Further days are filled with performances and musical interventions.
Breitenfurter Str. 176, 1230
Tamara Alegre, Lydia Östberg Diakité, Nunu Flashdem, Marie Ursin, Célia Lutangu »FIEBRE«
To the intricate soundtrack of a club night, the performance departs from a fictional landscape and explores a sensual, gooey material. »FIEBRE« is a raw, intimate and inceptive space where three dancers progressively explore the possibilities of a viscous and sentimental apparatus. Additional date: August 13.
mumok – Hofstallung
Musemumsplatz 1, 1070
Thursday, August 12
With DJ sets by Vienna based newcomer Yynona, who surprises with their non-conventional way of uniting different genres with hardcore-related underground tunes and Farr, who will share his soft spot for rave-culture and his love for decade overlapping blends.
U-Bahnbogen 37, 1080
Friday, August 13
CONCERT IMPULSTANZ SPECIAL RECOMMENDATION
MERMAID & SEAFRUIT »SCREENS ARE MY NEW CLOTHES«
Activist and singer Magdalena Chowaniec and musician Markus Steinkellner are invinting together with a group of performers a choreographic concert as an extended album release show of their latest record, which was released on Ashida Park.
With DJ sets by cbor2cnot2b, Andi Waterskin, Elin, FranzHose, Marni and ravegirl_86.
Praterstern 5, 1020
FISH MARKET »Discharge«
With Gerald VDH, Matt Mor, Specific Objects, Caniche, DJ Hill, Mischa Beton and Violetta
Spittelauer Lände 12, 1090
Saturday, August 14
ART LAST CHANCE SPECIAL RECOMMENDATION
Group show with works by Julian-Jakob Kneer, Adam Martin, Bunny Rogers and Yves Scherer.
Glockengasse 21, 1020
ANANAS x LÖWENZAHN x PUSH x WIENER GERÜSTBAU
With DJ sets by Tim Es Punkt b2b Cassel Dub, Farad b2b Thies, Olorr b2b Specific Objects and Caniche b2b Ehrenschwesta
Am Kaisermühlendamm 117, 1220