Author Archives: HiMY SYeD

Central Technical School CTS Labyrinth — Problem Child

Ping, a grade 12 student in her final semester at Central Technical School, walks the Central Tech Labyrinth.

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LAB-KARE-NTH Labyrinth – Chinese Knotwork Labyrinth for Karen Sun

I want to make you a labyrinth. Okay. What kind of design would you like incorporated in it? I don’t know….hmmmm…let me think about it… I have always liked chinese knotwork, how ’bout that? Okay. It’ll do. Chinese knotwork labyrinth it is. What’cha gonna call it? How about “lab-karen-th”. Okay.

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Emma TeRrA Labyrinth

Pedestrian Sundays Kensington Market Earth! Global Harvest Traditions Toronto Ontario Canada, Sunday September 28 2008 I love the Emma TeRa labyrinth at the intersection of Baldwin and Augusta. The square design and the beautiful straight lines makes me think of a traditional maze they used to build in Europe, with the high hedges. The yellow […]

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Pedestrian Sunday Kensington Market – Streams of Consciousness Water Labyrinth

For this Streams of Consciousness themed Pedestrian Sunday in Kensington Market, an aqua flavoured labyrinth integrated sewer grates in the design. Parents were given a break as their young ones walked and ran around and around and around the Water Labyrinth. It proved quite popular throughout this mild bustling September afternoon.

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Pigeon Labyrinth – Gwendolyn MacEwen Park, Walmer Road Traffic Island

Most days, I short-cut through this little park, Gwendolyn MacEwen Park, in The Annex neighbourhood in downtown Toronto. People however, aren’t the only ones who enjoy the park…

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High Park Labyrinth – Hawk Hill

The Labyrinth Community Network is best known for their efforts in animating the green space in Trinity Square Park with The Toronto Public Labyrinth. The LCN is less known for their first success, The High Park Labyrinth. It was initiated in 2001 by Sylvia Senensky. Located in the secluded dip just north of Hawk Hill, […]

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The AfroFest Labyrinth – Queen’s Park

Afrofest Labyrinth Giant Outstallation Art by HiMY SYeD in Queen's Park

“…In celebration of Afrofest‘s 18th year at Queen’s Park, Toronto-based Giant Outstallation Artist HiMY SYeD will be creating a giant sized walking labyrinth in the outline of the African Continent. ‘The AfroFest Labyrinth’ is part of HiMY’s ongoing Giant Outstallation Art project – ‘Toronto – City of Labyrinths‘. Intended to create safe walking spaces for […]

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Stanley Park Seawall Labyrinth – Vancouver

This is one of two Labyrinths left along The Seawall surrounding Stanley Park. They are my gifts to the People and City of Vancouver before I leave for home. This labyrinth is located three fourths the distance between the Lions Gate Bridge and Siwash Rock which you can see in the distance. For one full month […]

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Lands End Labyrinth — San Francisco

I spent a couple of days earlier this week in The City, San Francisco. Initially it was to honour the sixth anniversary of the Boxing Day Tsunami. I built a giant outline of a candle in luminaria, then as I did exactly five months ago on the one month anniversary of the Tsunami, I waited […]

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Labyrithmics – Big Backyard Paper Labyrinth, Fremont California

… okay, so we didn’t finish making the labyrinth in the big backyard earlier this evening … manana, manana … This is the Big Backyard to my grandparents’ place in Fremont, California. One of those suburban nightmares where everything is manicured and nothing out of the norm ever seems to appear. Eyeing the boredom of […]

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“101 Ways to Use a Classical Labyrinth” — Daniel H. Johnston, Ph.D.

Visit The Labyrinth page on the Lessons4Living website for more from Dan Johnston, Ph.D.

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