Time: Friday 7:30-9:30pm; Saturday 2:30-4:30pm; Saturday 10-12am; Sunday 2-4pm
Category:  RHIZOMES
City of Origin:  Niagara Region
Price:  $20 or Festival Pass


We invite you to walk amongst societal reflection and let go of your emotional baggage!


Experience an accumulation of emotional baggage left behind while learning to appreciate yourself as a unique piece of living art! An evolution of Being Human, a three-day installation at In the Soil 2016 that asked people to reflect and leave behind a confession, the concept has evolved to encourage personal growth among participants.

“Thank you for breaking open my heart and allowing me to leave it behind in your studio, I feel stronger because of it.” -Anonymous visitor to the 24 James St. Studio Gallery


Lacie Williamson (Conceptual Artist) is an award-winning visual artist, writer and arts educator at 4Cats Arts Studio in St. Catharines. She also teaches independent classes across southern Ontario and is chair of the River Arts Festival, a 2-week multidisciplinary celebration of the arts in Dunnville each November.

Melody Sargent (Conceptual Artist) is a self-taught visual artist focusing on abstract expressionism. Melody fundraises for social development programs for grassroots organizations locally and around the globe.


Potential mature or explicit language or subject matter. Trigger warning.