Essentials

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Opening: Ed Ruscha, Philipp Timischl, Kris Lemsalu at Vienna Secession

Essentials November 12 - 18

Where to go and what to do - every week, PW-Magazine selects the most exciting events and exhibitions that should not be missed in Vienna!

Monday - November 12

Art Opening
Don’t smoke
Opening of the exhibition by Anna-Sophie Beger at Galerie Emanuel Layr. It’s the first solo show of the artist in Vienna, since Places to fight and to make up at mumok in 2016.

Art Opening
Tremoring Cup
For his first solo exhibition in Vienna, Kyle Thurman will present an installation of new drawings and sculptures at the gallery Sophie Tappeiner.

Tuesday - November 13

Literature Reading
Lydia Haider reads
Lydia Haider reads from her freshly published book Wahrlich fuck you du Sau, bist du komplett zugeschissen in deinem Leib drin oder: Zehrung Reiser Rosi at Universitätsbibliothek der Akademie der bildenden Künste Wien.

Art Opening
Wild ride to paradise
Margot Pilz, a pioneer of media art and performative photography, meets Veronika Dirnhofer, an abstract painter and professor of drawing, who is almost thirty years her junior at Flux23 im T/abor.

Art Opening
Jane Fonda
Opening of the group exhibition curated by Franziska Sophie Wildförster with works by Oscar Enberg, Barbara Kapusta, and Sydney Shen at Pina.

Wednesday - November 14

Art Opening
Trans-Forma
Opening of the exhibition curated by Bogomir Doringer at Universitätsgalerie Heiligenkreuzer Hof. The show starts from research on club culture as an initiator of changes, as a form of activism, as an artistic expression where dancing is seen as an urgency in times of socio-political crisis.

Art Screening
The Doomed Gesture In All Its Forms
Drawing from sources including her own memories and experiences, literature, poetry, science, and art history, Nina Yuen merges the personal and the universal in her videos. At mumok cinema.

Thursday - November 15

Art Opening
Sticky Fragility
Opening of the first solo exhibition of Esterhazy Art Prize winner 2017, Zsófia Keresztes, with the gallery Gianni Manhattan.

Art Opening
Ed Ruscha, Philipp Timischl, Kris Lemsalu
Opening of Vienna Secession’s next exhibitions Ed Ruscha Double Americanisms, Philipp Timischl Artworks For All Age Groups, and Kris Lemsalu Keys Open Doors.

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Photo by mumok / Niko Havranek

Art Music Opening
mumok Overpainted. Creative Art Lab
The art education program for young people is celebrating its relaunch this Thursday with music performances by GEWALTENBUND: Fauna X Lydia Haiser, Conny Frischauf, AliceD, and Armin Schmelz. They also offer workshops by street artists BOICUT & Z and tape artists Louise Rath & Angela Wiedermann. Entry is free!

Friday - November 16

Art Opening
Coins, Eggs and Pills
Opening of the group exhibition invited by Julija Zaharijević with works by Lucia Elena Průša and Dan Vogt at artist-run space Gärtnergasse.

Dance Performance
one / many
In one, Willi Dorner uses wit and lots of irony to combine Heinz Gappmayr’s onewordpoems with the presence and movement of two dancers. In turn, the Austrian choreographer’s many thematises the compulsion for self-mediatisation, the permanent displaying of oneself boosted by social media and the tyranny of transparency in our society. At TQW Studios and Halle G.

Music Party
Transit
Small but nice: Peel, DJ Nail, Akrüül, Fabio Bianco, Fo’Pa, and Welia will DJ at Felixx Bar.

Music Party
Das letzte Paradiso
The antechamber to paradise closes after almost 7 years. As a farewell, the DJs Conny Frischauf, Cher Monsieur, Kalifornia Kurt and Tipsy Tobsen will play at celeste.

Saturday - November 17

Art Opening
Bonita Bub & Marilyn Schneider, Olivia Coeln, Helmut Heiss, Julia Znoj
Opening of the group exhibition with works by Bonita Bub & Marilyn Schneider, Olivia Coeln, Helmut Heiss, and Julia Znoj at artist-run space Ve.Sch.

Art Opening
almost untitled
Ernst Caramelle’s how at Galerie nächst St. Stephan is more eloquent than the title suggests, since it creates a variety of references and provides information about the ambiguity of the phenomenon of the visible.

Dance Performance
one / many
In one, Willi Dorner uses wit and lots of irony to combine Heinz Gappmayr’s onewordpoems with the presence and movement of two dancers. In turn, the Austrian choreographer’s many thematises the compulsion for self-mediatisation, the permanent displaying of oneself boosted by social media and the tyranny of transparency in our society. At TQW Studios and Halle G.

Music Party
F*cken Plus
The organic plus with the frosting: The resident of Leipzig’s Distillery Club, Vincent Neumann, and Meat Market’s Gerald VDH will perform at Das Werk.

Sunday - November 18

Theatre Festival
Nesterval. The village
This autumn, the performance collective Nesterval will take their audience to a Viennese Buschenschank to experience an immersive theatre adventure. The audience will become involved in a dramatic story of a wedding in a remix of feminist literature of the 19th century, Austrian Heimatfilms and the grim reality of the lives of mountain farmers.

Selected Ongoing Exhibitions

Nov 17 Andreas Duscha Christine König Galerie
Nov 17 Cäcilia Brown Gabriele Senn Galerie
Jan 6 Donna Huanca Unteres Belvedere
Jan 13 Polly Apfelbaum Belvedere 21
Feb 10 The Value of Freedom Belvedere 21
Feb 10 Ute Müller

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Feb 12 Vom Hunger nach Bildern Galerie Elisabeth & Klaus Thoman
Feb 17 Antarctica Kunsthalle Wien

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PW-Magazine is a Vienna-based online magazine for contemporary culture.

By giving voice to a wide array of cutting-edge personas in art and culture, PW-Magazine promotes diversity and a broad mix of artistic expression. The editorial team is tasked not only with reflecting current cultural production, but also with creating new visual content. The bilingual platform works with open structures and attaches great importance to collaborations that create new links between cultural creators and the public.
PW-Magazine was founded in May 2016 by Christian Glatz and Phil Koch.

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Marie-Claire Gagnon
Christian Glatz
Ada Karlbauer
Phil Koch
Amar Priganica
Julius Pristauz
Laura Schaeffer

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Hannah Christ
Elisabeth Falkensteiner
Wera Hippesroither
Juliana Lindenhofer
Pia-Marie Remmers
Alexandra-Maria Toth