What to Do in Vienna This Week

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Ani Gurashvili »Circulation«, 2019. Courtesy of the artist.

Essentials February 21–27

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

Monday, February 21

OPENING
Rosie Benn, Helen Emily Davy, Elizabeth Ward »Underland«
VBKÖ
Maysedergasse 2/28, 1010 

Tuesday, February 22

OPENING SPECIAL RECOMMENDATION
»PHANTASMATIC RIFF«
With works by Büsra Demirkalp, Caro Eibl, Joakim Hyldebrandt, Karolin Braegger, Marlie Mul, Mira Mann, Nicholas Grafia, Quirin Babl, Schirin Charlot Djafar-Zadeh, Sofia Nogueira Negwer, Sveta Mordovskaya and Julius Pristauz
Untere Augartenstraße 26, 1020

Thursday, February 24

OPENING SPECIAL RECOMMENDATION
»Handspells. Kunsthalle Wien Prize 2021«
With Diana Barbosa Gil, Cho Beom-Seok, Jojo Gronostay, , Lukas Kaufmann, Nora Severios, Anna Spanlang (with textile sculptures by Sunny Pfalzer) and Chin Tsao.
Kunsthalle Wien
Museumsplatz 1, 1070

SCREENING
CRISIS 03 »POSSESSED«
Directed by Metahaven and Rob Schröder. Original score by Laurel Halo.
Breitenseer Lichtspiele
Breitenseer Straße 21, 1140

Friday, February 25

PERFORMANCE SPECIAL RECOMMENDATION
Jen Rosenblit »Everybody’s Fantasy«
Additional date: February 26. Click here for our interview with Jen Rosenblit. 
Tanzquartier Wien
Museumsplatz 1, 1070

OPENING
Min Yoon »May Be or B«
Alienze
Fendigasse 26/18 1050

OPENING
Becket MWN »Sitcom Architecture«
Kevin Space
Volkertplatz 14/3-4, 1020

OPENING
Peter Fritzenwallner »Junge am Wasser«
Hoast
Große Sperlgasse 21-23, 1020

OPENING
Tina Kult »Power & Sleep«
Q21 – SCHAURAUM Angewandte
Museumsplatz 1, 1070

Saturday, February 26

PERFORMANCE CONCERT 
»Wintershorts«
Open Studio day with showings, contributions or concerts by verena herterich/Oravin, Coco Bechamel, MNCLR & Peter Kutin, Michikazu Matsune, mirabella paidamwoyo dziruni, Anne Juren and many others. 
Laxenburgerstraße 28-30/Pernerstorfergasse 5/Kempelengasse 1, 1100

LAST CHANCE
Paul Spendier »Seasonal Depression«
tart.vienna
Seilerstätte 7, 1010

Sunday, February 27

LAST CHANCE
Raqs Media Collective »Hungry for Time«
Academy of Fine Arts Vienna 
Schillerplatz 3, 1010

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