Essentials

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Matthias Noggler, Tempest, 2020, exhibition view Emanuel Layr, 2021 Photo: kunst-dokumentation.com

Essentials November 15–21

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

Tuesday, November 16

OPENING
Barbis Ruder »A - ein Dreikörper Problem«
Angewandte Atrium
Vordere Zollamtsstraße 7, 1030

PERFORMANCE
blob_together »Episode seven«
In this first performative meeting Julius Pristauz & Stina Fors will sound out a space marked by exchange and implicit trust.
PRST
Aspernbrückengasse 2, 1020

PERFORMANCE SPECIAL RECOMMENDATION
Jennifer Gelardo »Pick-Up Artist«
With Helen Clare Kinney and Jackson Carroll
tart.vienna
Seilerstätte 7, 1010

OPENING
Sarah Bogner & Onka Allmayer–Beck »Pink is like red but not quite«
Galerie Raum mit Licht
Kaiserstraße 32, 1070

CONCERT
IAMDDB
Flex
Augartenbrücke 1, 1010 

Wednesday, November 17

PERFORMANCE
Doris Uhlich »TANK«
Specifically for Vienna’s Natural History Museum, Doris Uhlich and Boris Kopeinig develop a new, durational version of the stage solo performance TANK presented by brut.
Additional dates: November 18/19
Naturhistorisches Museum
Burgring 7, 1010

OPENING
»SMOM Extended Bodies«
With works by Regina José Galindo, Larysa Bauge, Ruth Biene, Nel Acosta Bravo, Alice De Visscher, Johanna Therese Folkmann, Nancy Gewölb Mayanz, Dyana Gravina, Marija Griniuk, Anaïs Heraud-Louisadat, Alejandra Herrera Silva, Casey Jenkins, Isabel León, Nathalie Anguezomo Mba Bikoro, Alexia Miranda, Surya Tüchler, Guadalupe Aldrete and Vaida Tamoševičiūtė
Minuszwei
Domgasse 6, 1010

CONCERT
The Zew, Earl Mobley, Hold
Fluc wanne
Praterstern 5, 1020

MUSIC WIEN MODERN
»Stand der Dinge«
In five episodes and from various perspectives, young artists deal with forms of isolation, relevant longings and coping strategies.
Additional dates: November 18/19
MUK.Theater
Johannesgasse 4A, 1010

Thursday, November 18

OPENING SPECIAL RECOMMENDATION
Vika Kirchenbauer »Violet but more radical«
The first solo exhibition in Austria of berlin based artist Vika Kirchenbauer. 
Kevin Space
Volkertplatz 14,1020

OPENING
»I – in/finito«
The exhibition I - in/finito brings together three artistic positions – Katinka Bock, Bernhard Cella, Jiří Valoch – from different generations and countries that reflect on an expanded concept of space in their works.
Franz Josefs Kai 3, 1010

OPENING
»SPRIT an der Tanke«
With Puneh Ansari, Leyla Awad, Sophia Dostal, Johann Voigt, Jonas Hammerer, Pit Frantzen and Jennifer Posny
Simmeringer Hauptstraße 135, 1110

Friday, November 19

OPENING  SPECIAL RECOMMENDATION
Baghramian / Rapson / Turato
Three new exhibitions by Nairy Baghramian »Breath Holding Spell«, Sarah Rapson »Ode To Psyche« and Nora Turato »ri-mEm-buhr THuh mUHn-ee«
Secession
Friedrichstraße 12, 1010

PERFORMANCE  WIENER FESTWOCHEN
Toshiki Okada »Eraser Mountain«
For Europe one of the foremost protagonists of Japanese contemporary theatre is returning to the Wiener Festwochen at Tanzquartier Wien.
Tanzquartier Wien
Museumsplatz 1, 1070 

PERFORMANCE
Gürtel Dada Jukebox
With Bele Marx & Gilles Mussard and arcitects Tillner & Willinger
Kubus EXPORT
Hernalser Gürtel 56,1080

LAST CHANCE  PERFORMANCE
»Queer Way«
An installation by Roberta Lima with performances by mirabella paidamwoyo dziruni and Mzamo Jama Nondlwana
das weisse haus
Hegelgasse 14, 1010

READING
»Composting as Translating, Mutating, Wreading«
In the context of the exhibition “The Poiesis of Composting”, curators Guilherme Maggessi and Rafał Morusiewicz have invited Vienna-based kollektiv sprachwechsel to perform a reading of a collectively written theatre play.
Exhibit Eschenbachgasse
Eschenbachgasse 11, 1010

Saturday, November 20

OPENING SPECIAL RECOMMENDATION
Noah Barker »Twilight Brigade Search Engine«
Alienze
Fendigasse 26/18, 1050

OPENING 
Felix Malnig & Henning Eichinger »läuft!«
basement
Grundsteingasse 8/34-35, 1160

LAST CHANCE
»Rip/CCRRR«
With a solo presentation by Dejan Dukic »Rip« and a groupshow with Sophie Gogl, Maximiliano León and Gianna Virginia Prein »CCRRR«
Zeller van Almsick
Franz-Josefs-Kai 3, 1010

LAST CHANCE
Matthias Noggler »Thicket of Things«
Layr
Theodor-Herzl-Platz 1010

PARTY
Dj Marcelle / YusYus
Almost 13 years after her first dj set and 2 years after her last time at rhiz Vienna, she’s back in town for another mindblowing journey
rhiz
U-Bahnbogen 37, 1080

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