What to Do in Vienna This Week

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Ligia Lewis »Still Not Still«. Photo by Moritz Freudenberg.

Essentials February 7–February 13

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

Wednesday, February 9

OPENING SCREENING
Charlotte Gash »BREEDER OR SUCKER«
Mz Baltazar’s Lab
Jägerstraße 52-54, 1200

OPENING
Cornelia BALTES, Ira SVOBODOVÁ, Natalia ZAŁUSKA »Trio Feminin«
Christine König Galerie
Schleifmühlgasse 1A, 1040

OPENING
Alexander Ruthner »„I love you.“ – „What does ‚I‘ mean?“«
GABRIELE SENN GALERIE
Schleifmühlgasse 1A, 1040

Thursday, February 10

OPENING SPECIAL RECOMMENDATION
Evelyn Plaschg »Iodine«
Layr
Seilerstaette 2/26 1010 Vienna

OPENING
Vera Lutz »Das lebendige Haus«
FELIX GAUDLITZ
Werdertorgasse 4/2/13, 1010

OPENING
Marianne Vlaschits »Phase Transitions 2018 - 2021«
Bildraum Studio, Brotfabrik Wien
Absberggasse 27, Stiege 9, 1100

Friday, February 11

PERFORMANCE SPECIAL RECOMMENDATION
Ligia Lewis »Still Not Still«
A choreography for seven performers, a composition that emerges out of the dark space that is history for black and non-Western subjects. In response to this exclusion from the past, Ligia Lewis leverages darkness as a site for critical imaging and imagining. Additional date February 12.
Tanzquartier Wien
Museumsplatz 1, 1070

OPENING ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS
»Resilience and Survival Strategies«
With works by Elisa Bergmann, Carolin Melia Brendel und Helena McFadzean, Sattva Giacosa, Rubén Ezequiel Löwy, Alina Meyer, Sunggu, Shaya Safaisini, Nazira Karimi. Curated by Viktoria Bayer and Natalia Gurova.
Exhibit Studio
Schillerplatz 3, 1030

PERFORMANCE
Veza Fernández »Alalazo«
In her solo piece Veza Fernández will shake you to your core by dancing with her screaming voice to a magically electronic soundtrack composed by Rana Farahani aka Fauna. Additional dates February 12/14/15.
brut nordwest
Nordwestbahnstraße 8-10,1200

OPENING
»WHITENESS AS PROPERTY«
With contributions by Angela Anderson, Peggy Buth, Tania Candiani, Danica Dakić, Anna Daučíková, Fokus Grupa, Robert Gabris, Lungiswa Gqunta, Laure M. Hiendl, Hristina Ivanoska, Karrabing Film Collective, Stephanie Misa, Elaine Mitchener, Elisabeth A. Povinelli, Ines Schaber, Widows of Marikana. Curated by Ana Hoffner ex-Prvulovic*.
Künstlerhaus Wien
Karlsplatz 5, 1010

Saturday, February 12

PERFORMANCE MUSIC ART
»SÄGEZAHN XXIII«
With contributions by Susanna Gartmayer, Trope Ashes, Stine Fors, Angelika Loderer
Schauspielhaus Wien
Porzellangasse 19, 1090

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