What to Do in Vienna This Week

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Sung Tieu with Vu Thi Hanh, Ladybirds 6-42, 2021 Photo by kunst-dokumentation.com

Essentials October 4–10

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

Tuesday, October 5

OPENING SCREENING
Julia Steinbach »in this scenery«
Q21 Brückenpassage
Museumsplatz 1, 1070 

OPENING
»Under the Mushrooms«
Kunst Haus Wien
Untere Weißgerberstraße 13, 1030

MUSIC
»NONLINEARBODIES’TOUCH«
Exploring touch as a nonlinear system, we’ll be negotiating the term through ‘soundbody’, ‘ownbody’ and ‘collectivebody’.
PRST
Aspernbrückengasse 2, 1020

Wednesday, October 6

CONCERT
MOPCUT »JITTER«
Liquid Loft / Loving Room and Ventil Records present the album release concert of Mopcut.
Laxenburgerstr. 28-30, 1100

Thursday, October 7

OPENING
»DARKNESS«
This is an event organized by the Department of Contextual Painting. It will take place in the woods of the Vienna Prater. Bring your flashlights!
Prater, Aspernallee close to Lusthaus

OPENING PERFORMANCE
BATH HOUSE
WAF Galerie
Schadekgasse 8, 1060

OPENING
»Bitterer Ernst 2«
a groupshow with Anna Fastnacht, Maximiliano León, Dean Maassen, Daniel Rajcsanyi, Michael René Sell, Olga Anabel Steiner and Pia Wilma Wurzer.
Grangasse 5, 1150

OPENING
Katrine Bobek & Bianca Phos »Tuning Violet Tangles«
Pina
Große Neugasse 44, 1040

Friday, October 8

OPENING 
»Thicket of Ideas – Thicket of Times«
Students of the Academy in Dialogue with Raqs Media Collective coincide with the reopening of the Academy in the contemporary exhibition space at Schillerplatz and is envisaged as a parallel exhibition to the collection presentation »Hungry for Time« curated by Raqs Media Collective in the Gemäldegalerie.
Schillerplatz 3, 1. floor, 1010

PERFORMANCE 
Manuel Pelmuş / Alix Eynaudi
Tanzquartier starts the season with two performances. One by Manuel Pelmuş »Borderlines« and on the same day Alix Eynaudi with »Bruno«. 
Tanzquartier Wien
Museumsplatz 1, 1070

PERFORMANCE PARTY SPECIAL RECOMMENDATION
Common Contact »Common Contact presents ROZE: The i8i Showcase«
i8i from California is a global instrumentality network specialising in ritual performance and sculpture, wielding a multidisciplinary arsenal of sound and time-defying performance. On October 8th reality bends to change the course of time as Roze petals fall from the sky at Aux Gazelles with Daemon, Fitnesss, Jaece, Lag Switch, Münki, S280f and 011668.
Aux Gazelles
Rahlgasse 5, 1060

PERFORMANCE
SALON IN GESELLSCHAFT »Über Nacht«
Performance, sound and talks all night long with Hybrid Dessous (Marlene Hübner und Amelie Schlemmer), Frida Robles, PARZIVAL (Elvin Brandhi und Peter Kutin), Luca Perfahl, Anne Schmidt, Marei Buhmann, Philipp Pettauer, RES.Radio, Barbara Kaufmann, Stefan Niederwieser, Silvia Rief, Radio Schablone (Max Andratsch), Eluned Zoe Aiano, Anna Benner, Exit Kurt, sucre sucre, FAUSER, MATA$$A, Klirren and Kraubath.
Schauspielhaus Wien
Porzellangasse 19, 1090

DONAUFESTIVAL  
Donaufestival »In The Year Of The Metal Ox«
It’s already the second weekend of the festival. We specialy recommend to see Rosa Anschütz at Minoritenkirche and later Loraine James at Halle 2. 
Krems an der Donau, 3500

PARTY
»Sonic Resistance«
With Sonic Resistance and Anthea
PRST
Aspernbrückengasse 2, 1020

Saturday, October 9

OPENING
SOPHIE REINHOLD »MENACE«
Sophie Tappeiner
An der Hülben 3, 1010

OPENING
»LESEN & TSCHECHERN«
In the monthly Loop, the Red Bar becomes a space for wild experimentation and association with language and music. The audience is cordially invited: to listen, to discuss, to dance together with Therese Terror and Lydia Haider.
Volkstheater 
Arthur-Schnitzler-Platz 1, 1070

PERFORMANCE 
Manuel Pelmuş »Permanent Collection, ongoing action«
Kunsthalle/Tanzquartier Wien
Museumsplatz 1, 1070

LAST CHANCE 
Johanna Charlotte Trede »Gaps and Spaces«
Georg Kargl PERMANENT
Schleifmühlgasse 17, 1040

LAST CHANCE CURATED BY
»A Sculpture in Search of an Author«
Curated by Studio for Propositional Cinema with works by Roy Arden, Anna-Sophie Berger, Brassaï, Gaylen Gerber, Margaret Honda, Luzie Meyer, Cesare Pietrousti, Charlotte Posenenske, Emilio Prini and Sung Tieu.
Layr
Seilerstaette 2/26 1010

Sunday, October 10

DONAUFESTIVAL  
Donaufestival »In The Year Of The Metal Ox«
The festival cloeses this year with special performances by Gischt, Lyra Pramuk and Ghostpoet.
Krems an der Donau, 3500

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