Author Archives: HiMY SYeD

“This is happening…day by day. Soon to be completely complete. A labour of love for the artist. Can’t wait to walk this Labyrinth.” – Life By the Seawall – Vancouver Public Labyrinth

This is happening…day by day. Soon to be completely complete. A labour of love for the artist. Can't wait to walk this labyrinth. A post shared by Life BytheSeawall (@lifebytheseawall) on Apr 1, 2018 at 6:44pm PDT

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“Came across a Stone Labyrinth during this morning’s run.” – Amanda Gutmanis – Vancouver Public Labyrinth

Came across a stone labyrinth during this morning’s run. #seawall #falsecreek #stonelabyrinth #morningrun #vancouver @daniela_1l A post shared by Amanda Gutmanis (@amanda_marita) on Mar 28, 2018 at 8:40am PDT

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“Our early morning dog walk” – Judy – Vancouver Public Labyrinth – False Creek Seawall

Our early morning dog walk. #vancouverisawesome #vancouver #nicetobehome A post shared by Judy (@woolymountain) on Mar 28, 2018 at 11:45am PDT

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“No coincidence this appears in front of me just the day before my son’s first birthday” – Jimena V – Vancouver

This exact same labyrinth was shown to us in our prenatal sessions with @dulcelopez last year to show us how the process of labour can feel the same way when you are inside it, you just want to get to the goal and when you feel you are so close then you realize you still […]

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“Chalk maze outside Science World this week! Such a great idea!” – Vancouver

Chalk maze outside Science World this week! Such a great idea! #scienceworld #scienceworldvancouver #vancouver A post shared by TL Pun (@tlhp_design) on Mar 23, 2018 at 7:37pm PDT

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Earlscourt Park Labyrinth – Tiny Planet Style – Toronto

Earlscourt Labyrinth #planetsinthenuniverse #LilPlanet #tinyplanet #bluesky #springiscoming #walkingthedog A post shared by Nuner (@nuniverse) on Mar 20, 2018 at 12:00pm PDT My Earlscourt Park Labyrinth 🍥 Tiny Planet Style ! Courtesy of Nuner (@Nuniverse on Instagram)

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“Best chalk Labyrinth I’ve seen to date” – Wayne Carrigan – Creekside Park – Vancouver

Best chalk #labrynth I've seen to date A post shared by Wayne Carrigan (@waynecarrigan) on Mar 19, 2018 at 7:57pm PDT

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“High Park Labyrinth walk with Bobby Valen. Sunshine and mindfulness on my birthday this year.” – Chris Schroer – High Park Labyrinth – Toronto

High Park labyrinth walk with @bobbyvalen. Sunshine and mindfulness on my birthday this year. #labyrinth #highpark #stpatricksday A post shared by Chris Schroer (@chrisschroer) on Mar 17, 2018 at 5:24pm PDT

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“ตัวป่วน แจกยิ้ม” – Phunthipa – Christie Pits Park Labyrinth – Toronto

PA Day = Outdoor Play ❤️🍂🏃🏾‍♂️🌤#beautifulwinterday☀️ #playground #publicparkark #toronto A post shared by Phunthipa (@parnjareeja) on Dec 1, 2017 at 12:38pm PST ตัวป่วน แจกยิ้ม 🤗 A post shared by Phunthipa (@parnjareeja) on Dec 1, 2017 at 12:51pm PST

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“Midweek regenerative Labyrinth walk” – Robert Wakulat – Christie Pits Park Labyrinth – Toronto

Midweek regenerative lab walk with @jesseelders A post shared by Robert Wakulat (Wacky Duck) (@wakulatr) on Oct 25, 2017 at 8:25am PDT

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“Labyrinth in Christie Pits Park” – J. Guerrero – Christie Pits Park Labyrinth – Toronto

Deeply Appreciative of J Guerrero for creating this Drone Photograph of the Labyrinth I painted in the Wading Pool in the middle of Christie Pits Park in Toronto. I may have imagined how it might look like from above, yet this photograph reveals so much and is so much more than I had ever seen […]

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“When you stumble upon a Labyrinth on your walk to school! We LOVE these!” — EcoVeganFamily – Clark Park, Vancouver

When you stumble upon a labyrinth on your walk to school! We LOVE these! This is the 2nd one made in our ‘hood and we are so delighted every time we find one. Thank you so much to the creator – it adds a bit of fun and whimsy to our day…and neighbourhood. #labyrinth #labyrinthscanada […]

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CBC The Current – “Fun and games: Why we should take time to play”

In a world of juggling emails, texts and social media, the rise of stress and anxiety seems to be by-products of our non-stop, connected world. How to combat the effects? Enter the world of games and play. Ian Bogost, Georgia Institute of Technology professor and author of Play Anything: The Pleasure of Limits, the Uses […]

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“Public Art – Colour Their World – Wading Pool Murals Aim To Inspire Wee Ones” – By Tatum Dooley – Spacing Magazine, Summer 2017, Page 17

‘…The idea that murals add a colourful element that enhances parks was echoed by artist HiMY SYeD: “Wading pools are only used for their intentional purpose a few hours out of the year.”‘ ‘The Labyrinths that HiMY has painted on wading pools scattered throughout Toronto add an element of play for children whether there is […]

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My Giant Canada150+ Chalk Labyrinth in shape of a Maple Leaf… – Jack Poole Plaza – Vancouver, Unceded Coast Salish Territory

On this Canada Day 2017, I found my way to Jack Poole Plaza in Downtown Vancouver and the big empty space of interlocking bricks immediately north of the Olympic Cauldron which was lit up to mark Canada150. I chalked out a Giant Maple Leaf which contained a Labyrinth. It was enjoyed almost immediately by many. […]

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