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Siggi Sekira »Dreaming, part 5«

Essentials May 31-June 6

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

Tuesday, June 1

Performance
Sophia Hörmann and friends »Techno Intervention«
After seven months of empty floors, together with performers Daphna Horenczyk, Maartje Pasman and Evandro Pedroni, Sophia Hörmann is expanding her movement material from her solo performance GLOWING current moods and reopens the space of Fluc.
Praterstern 5, 1020 

Wednesday, June 2

Opening 
Collective Nostalgia
The show, which assambles works by Cow Mash, Victoria Nunley, Natalie Terenzini and Zandile Tshabalala (all born in the 90’s), is curated by Sveva D’Antonio.
VIN VIN
Hintzerstraße 4, 1030

Opening Special recommendation
Siggi Sekira and Danielle Pamp
CONTRAPPUNTO (Project space of VIN VIN)
Hintzerstraße 4, 1030

Soft Opening Special recommendation
Angharad Williams »High Horse«
Kevin Space
Volkertplatz 14/3-4, 1020

Opening
»Manuš Means Human«
The Averklub Collective is a loosely organized group with no fixed structure. Its core is constituted by several residents of the Chanov housing estate, which is considered to be the largest Roma settlement in the Czech Republic. The show presents the group’s latest research and artworks, produced in collaboration with various generations of residents.
Kunsthalle Wien
Museumsplatz 1, 1070

Opening
Nicolas Jasmin »and bluff is a colour«
CROY NIELSEN
Parkring 4, 1010 

Opening
»Jamais vu II«
The groupshow gathers works by Maximiliane Leni Armann, Sarah Pedde and Darja Shatalova.
LLLLLL, Verein für Kunst der Gegenwart
Seidlgasse 14, 1030 

Last Chance
Magdalena Kreinecker »Only Time«
tart.vienna 
Seilerstätte 7, 1010 

Friday, June 4

Opening
Flora Hauser »Look at this Graph«
SINK
Kröllgasse 10-12/38-39, 1150

Lecture
Fahim Amir »Tenderness of the species«
To prevent further catastrophes, it does not suffice to simply cloak our current anthropocentric actions in new, green robes. In his lecture, Amir refers to the interconnectedness and vulnerability of bodies to propose a more-than-human perspective.
Tanzquartier Wien 
Museumsplatz 1, 1070

Concert
Fem*Friday #13 with Kerosin95 & Tony Renaissance 
The liquid and emotional, yet suducing landscapes of Tender Matter co-label head Tony Renaissance will meet the socially ciritical noise by Kerosin95
Sargfabrik 
Goldschlagstraße 169, 1140

Saturday, June 5

Concert
Mala Herba
Fluc
Praterstern 5, 1020 

Performance Wiener Festwochen
Philipp Gehmacher »The Slowest Urgency«
Urgency implies a topicality that we find all­consuming, a sudden coincidence between inner and outer landscape. Gehmacher prolongs that moment when the wave breaks and tells of gathering clouds, of the thicket through which a path must first be cleared and reflects his choreographic practice, while sharing his language to a new generation of dancers. With music by Peter Kutin, objects by Liesl Raff and costumes by Anna Schwarz.
Jugenstiltheater am Steinhof
Baumgartner Höhe 1, 1140 

Sunday, June 6

Performance Wiener Festwochen
Stine Janvin, Ula Sickle »Echoic Choir« 
Choreographer Ula Sickle and composer Stine Janvin reference elements of rave culture and create an echo chamber that could recapture the events abruptly stopped by the pandemic. Instead of droning loudspeakers, pure voices – a choir that takes over the room. 
F23
Breitenfurter Straße 176, 1230 

Last Chance
Giuliana Rosso & Rory Pilgrim »But I doubt, I tremble, I see (shaking edges) and the wild thorn tree«
Curated by Caterina Avataneo
Pina
Große Neugasse 44, 1040 

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