Artist Talk| Rock Barra Artists in Residence

Wednesday, September 11 | 5:00 PM

Rock Barra Artist Retreat
211 Big Pond Road
Souris, PE

Please join this town is small and Rock Barra Artist Retreat for an artist talk with Chris McInnis and Somnia Lucent on Wednesday, September 11th at 5pm at Rock Barra Artist Retreat, 211 Big Pond Road, PEI.

Light refreshments will be served.

PLEASE NOTE: there is a strict no alcohol, no drug use policy on the property at Rock Barra Artist Retreat. Please respect this policy as well as the beautiful natural surroundings.


For the first year of this new program, 2 PEI artists have been jury-selected to spend 1 week in residence at Rock Barra Artist Retreat. Following their residency, Somnia Lucent and Chris McInnis, will present an artist talk discussing their work and processes.

Utilizing interactive technology, video installation, sculpture, and textiles to generate oscillations in both physical and virtual spaces Somnia Lucent creates to affect ambient healing within an ephemeral expression of reality. Somnia will be creating sonic tinctures for healing using field recordings gathered on the property at Rock Barra.

Chris McInnis is a fibre-based artist who focuses on using reclaimed materials and natural dyes to create handmade specialty items at the highest quality possible. Chris will be working with and cataloguing the natural dye plants on the property.

This program is made possible through the generous support of Innovation PEI through the PEI Culture Action Plan.

Image 1: Chris McInnis, Natural Dye Samples
Image 2: Somnia Lucent, Liquid Sand

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