What to Do in Vienna This Week

FARCE Photo by Magdalena Fischer

Essentials September 6–September 12

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

Tuesday, September 7

OPENING
PARALLEL VIENNA
PARALLEL VIENNA takes place for the ninth time in Vienna from September 7 to September 12 and sticks to its approach of using temporarily vacant buildings as a presentation platform for contemporary art. Don’t miss Axel Jonsson at Galerie Elisabeth & Klaus Thoman, Elisabeth von Samsonow at Dessous, Céline Struger at GOTTREKORDER and Claudia Lomoschitz at WAF. Aswell as the class presentations of contectual painting by Ashley Hans Scheirl, videoinstallation by Dorit Margreiter, expanded pictorial space, by Daniel Richter and Transmedia Art by Brigitte Kowanz.
Semmelweisklinik
Entrance: Hockegasse 37, 1180 Wien

Wednesday, September 8

PERFORMANCE 
Sara Lanner »Mine«
The project »MINE« by Sara Lanner, winner of this year’s H13 Niederoesterreich Prize for Performance, will be performed for the first time on September 8, 2021. It explores our relationship with one another and with our environment, while negotiating the ethical implications of global mining processes on the basis of a folding sculpture.
Kunstraum Niederoesterreich
Herrengasse 13, 1010

OPENING
ELOLSOPERU »HOW TO BREATHE IN PUBLIC?«
with Eliana Otta, Olia Sosnovskaya, Sonja Hornung, Petra Mrša and Ruthia Jenrbekova
fluc
Praterstern 5, 1020

OPENING
»OFF GRID«
Between September 8 and 12, 2021, the second edition of the Viennese off-photo-scene festival OFF GRID presents itself with a diverse program.
Green Door
Kempelengasse 8, 1100

OPENING
»Hospitable Utopia«
In 2021 July 17-25, seventeen artists and three curators collectively researched on Hospitable Utopia concept by participating in field trips in a surrounding area, meeting locals, and understanding the historical and contemporary significance of the old military headquarters where The Užice Visual Artists Association and Reflektor gallery are located.
Improper Walls
Reindorfgasse 42, 1150

Thursday, September 9

OPENING 
Kerstin von Gabain »Umeå«
Ve.Sch
Gumpendorferstrasse 95, 1060

OPENING
Matthias Mollner »Playing in a hole«
Kulturdrogerie
Gentzgasse 86-88, 1180

Friday, September 10

OPENING SPECIAL RECOMMENDATION
»Die sichere Bank brauchst du nicht«
with works by Juliana Lindenhofer and Noële Ody and a text by Nora Schultz
GOMO
Volkertplatz 8, 1020

OPENING SPECIAL RECOMMENDATION
Daniel Moldoveanu »Patternmaking«
Suzie Shride
Girardigasse 10/8, 1060

OPENING
»Back to Normality«
wienwoche
SOHO Studios/Kunstlabor, Sandleitenhof
Rosa-Luxemburg-Gasse 4, 1160

OPENING
»no DREAM ESTATE nation«
Dream Estate
U2 Aspern Nord - Urbanes Feld, 1220

Saturday, September 11

PARTY
Klubnacht
with Katia Curie and Urulu aka Liquid Earth
PRST
Aspernbrückengasse 2, 1020

PARTY
NNN
With sets by Bocksrucker, Bushra, Misonica and Paul Uhlmann
Rhiz
U-Bahnbogen 37, 1080 

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