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Poefel PLaza - Simone Schuffelen

SCHUNCK Glass Palace
(Vitrine)

20-12-2020 t/m 24-01-2021

Entree: gratis

Category: Visual arts

Audience: Adults

Poefel Plaza is a traditional Dutch-style pastry stall, without the pastry, but with a delightfully soft filling.

A bombastic, colourful trip down memory lane by artist Simone Schuffelen, as she reflects on Cultura Nova’s 30-year existence. The SCHUNCK store window is the podium for this performance, and you certainly won’t go away disappointed. It is a peepshow, a diorama and a theatre performance rolled into one. Be prepared for a Christmas without presents and family, in a colourful and extravagant store window, where it is warm and you can take delight in a show where there is nothing to buy.

Simone Schuffelen is a visual artist, but describes herself as an artiste, comedian, multi-talent and full-time human and lover. Her work is not easily categorised. Sometimes she is drag queen Lady Louise, and on other occasions a singer with LosDQ. One thing is certain: the red line in her work is the personality of Simone herself. With nonsensical advertisements in the public space, swinging talk shows, once-in-a-lifetime dinners or festive, let’s say extravagant, performances, Simone enters into a conversation with her audience.

Performance Simone Schuffelen in Vitrine SCHUNCK / Cultura Nova Festival. Foto left: Luc Lodder. Foto right: Dani Silvia

Simone Schuffelen

Simone Schuffelen (1994, Voerendaal) lives and works in Maastricht. After qualifying at the Academie Beeldende Kunsten in Maastricht in 2017, in 2020 she received a Young Talent work allowance from the Mondriaan Fonds.

Performances

Simone Schuffelen wil regulary perform in the installation. But even in the absence of the artist, the display case invites you as a colorful viewing box full of surprises during the dark winter days.

English starts at 0.35 min.

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