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Michelle Samba at Explore The North

After showcasing Hit Me Baby One More Time at MOMO Festival 2023, multidisciplinary artist Michelle Samba will bring the performance to Explore The North Festival, together with the installation What’s Up. 

Michelle Samba’s total installation What’s Up will transform De Kanselarij (Leeuwearden) into an immersive realm of artistic exploration over the three days of the event. It offers visitors a multi-sensory experience. Through installations, multimedia and interactive elements, Samba encourages you to delve into the nuances of being human. Samba also shows the five performances Hit Me Baby One More Time. This work can be seen together for the first time in De Kanselarij as the highlight of the installation. This series is a conceptual and performative series of critical and biographical work, inspired by the murder of her mother, investigating responsibility and empathy regarding the mother, the murderer and the murder itself. You will be mesmerised as you witness the evolution of Samba’s artistry through these powerful and thought-provoking performances. This exhibition promises to leave an indelible mark on your heart and soul.

The installation What’s Up can be visited continuously on Friday (19:00 – 22:00), Saturday (13:30 – 22:00) and Sunday  (13:30 – 20:00) at De Kanselarij (Leeuwarden).

The performance Hit Me Baby One More Time can be visited at De Kanselarij during the following times:

Friday | 19:45 – 20:45 | Hit Me Baby One More Time #1
Saturday | 13:30 – 14:30 | Hit Me Baby One More Time #2
Saturday | 17:30 – 18:30  | Hit Me Baby One More Time #3
Sunday | 15:00 – 16:00 | Hit Me Baby One More Time #4
Sunday | 17:45 – 18:15 | Hit Me Baby One More Time #5

Motel Mozaïque supports Michelle Samba’s artistic project together with Fonds Podiumkunsten and Station Noord, Ministerie van OCW, We the North and Explore the North.

Check out all the details on the website of Explore The North.

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