What to Do in Vienna This Week

Camilla Schielin »take me to my house«. Photo by Julian Lee-Harather

Essentials May 25-30

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

Wednesday, May 26

Parallel Vienna Editions 2021
with gallery and project statements by Galerie Zeller van Almsick, Gabriele Senn Galerie, CCC – click, connect, collect (Galerie Christine König), Kunstraum Innsbruck, Büro Weltausstellung, Verlag für moderne Kunst, among others
Studio building of the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna (former Semperdepot), Lehargasse 8, 1060

Special recommendation
Edin Zenun »Strangers And Conman«
Suzie Shride
Girardigasse 10, 1060 

Thursday, May 27

Heti Prack »Salon Dagobert«
New Jörg, Jägerstraße 56, 1200

Soft Opening Vienna Biennale 2021
Ecologies and Politics of the Living
The exhibition explores the relationship between animate and inanimate environments, against the backdrop of a politically and economically interwoven world – primarily from southern perspectives.
Angewandte Innovation Lab, Georg-Coch-Platz 2, 1010

Friday, May 28

Opening Special recommendation
Simon Lehner »I’m a liar, but a good one«
Surfaces of the subconscious within which identity, memory, trauma as well as daily life are allowed to coexist without judgement in this solo exhibition, which shows wall objects and animations that seem to be related to painting.
KOENIG2 by_robbygreif, Margaretenstraße 5, 1040

Opening Vienna Biennale 2021
CLIMATE CARE: Reimagining Shared Planetary Futures
Curated by Anab Jain (University of Applied Arts), Hubert Klumpner (ETH Zurich), Marlies Wirth (MAK) and Christoph Thun-Hohenstein (MAK)
MAK, Stubenring 5,1010

Barbara Hainz »Night Terrors«
Georg Kargl Permanent, Schleifmühlgasse 17, 1040

Groupshow Special recommendation
»In Conversation with Spaces«
Curated by Fanny Hauser, with works by students of the department Sculpture and Space (class Hans Schabus)
Oststation am Kempelenpark, Quellenstraße 2A, 1100

Theresa Hattinger »Windowshow«
Gomo, Volkertplatz 8, 1020

Johanna Charlotte Trede »Posen für Wien«
The project will distribute sculptures in the urban space of Vienna and will be accompanied by a digital city map.
More information will follow shortly 

Constanze Schweiger »Now Is I Know«
Wonnerth Dejaco, Ballgasse 6, 1010 

Saturday, May 29

Performance Online festival
Rakete – A new generation of choreography & performance
with contributions by BamBam Frost, Eva-Maria Schaller, Camilla Schielin, Dorian Kaufeisen and accomplices Alina Bertha, Amina Claudine, Jolyane Langlois, Julia Müllner
Tanzquartier Wien, tqw.at

Nicolas Schöler »Z W I L L I N G«
White Dwarf Projects, Seidlgasse 14, 1030 Opening Niclas Schöler


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