Program of events
For his exhibition at the Secession Rirkrit Tiravanija is reconstructing Rudolf Schindler’s residence in Los Angeles in model form. But the exhibition is less about constructing an architectonic facsimile correct in every detail than about producing an “animation” of Rudolf Schindler’s intellectual world and Tiravanija’s own ideas about relationships and communities. In the first few weeks of the exhibition the model will be gradually installed in the main exhibition space at the Secession, functioning as platform and stage throughout.
During the entire run Rirkrit Tiravanija and various guests will use the exhibition for the performance of the multi-media programme outlined below. Rirkrit Tiravanija thus brings both the stage-set and the entertainment programme into play as invitations to action. To the same effect he also asks visitors, that means you, to participate as actors in the shaping of the programme. So feel free to occupy the exhibition space, whether you simply want to relax or whether you’d like to take care of the evening’s entertainment yourself: use the space to chat with friends, put on a film show, or even host your own DJ session.
Every Thursday from 7pm we show videos and films by artists from the sixties and seventies inside the exhibition space.
Conical Intersect, 1975
Sous-Sols de Paris, 1977
Rhythmus 21, 1922-24
Baldessari Sings Lewitt, 1972
I Will Not Make Any More Boring Art, 1971
I Want to Live in the Country (And Other Romances), 1979
Left Side Right Side, 1977
Vertical Roll, 1972
Anxious Automation, 1971
Affected And / Or Effected, 1974
A Bit of Matter And a Little Bit More, 1976
Broken Off, 1970
Out of the Body Travel, 1976
East Coast, West Coast, 1969
Performer / Audience / Mirror, 1975
Animation 1, 1973
Animation 2, 1974
(…) or ellipses (Reel 1 and 2), 1998
Female Sensibility, 1973
The East Is Red, West Is Bending, 1977
Semiotics of the Kitchen, 1975
Solo No.1, 1975
Open Book, 1974
consulted by mica
Bring along your records and CDs and host your own DJ session. We provide a music programme every Thursday evening from 10 to 11pm. Before that the DJ set is open to anyone who’d like to present their own special mix to the Secession audience.
Damian Mind (Cokefusion, Labor Munich)
Electro / Nu-Wave
Aka-Tell (backlab, Muthaland)
Drum & Bass / Breaks
Franz J. Otto (Club Cazin)
House / Disco
Luke Kavis (djmixes.at)
Techno / Detroit
Whim (Visions of Shambala)
Goa-Psy / Progressive Trance
Electronic / Ambient / Experimental / Life Performance
Christina N. (euroranch)
Minimal Techno / Minimal House
Sleep in the Secession
The exhibition is open round-the-clock every Thursday night. You can talk through the night with friends, crash out for a doze on the cushions after the DJ Session, drop by on your way home and hang around for a while or simply stay at the Secession on your overnight trip to Vienna.
Please bring your own sleeping bag, blanket and toothbrush.
Tues–Sun, 10am–6pm, by appointment only, Suwan Laimanee
Take over the exhibition and bring your friends with you. We invite you to sing at the Open Microphone, deliver a speech or perform tricks, show your own films in the Videolounge, throw a community Picnic, or simply lie back and relax on our enormous cushioned lounger.
A project by Emanuel Danesch and David Rych
During the last three months the mobile videotheque, an especially equipped taxi car, has been travelling across Africa, Asia and Europe, collecting videos on the route. Now Utopia Travel will present their selection at the Secession.
August 31–September 1
Projection metabole 2002
September 1, 4pm
Presentation of the publication “The Vienna Moving Kitchen”
Talk & Snack
Join us for snack and a chat about the exhibition, art and life in general.