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Labyrinth Painting – Kensington Avenue – Pedestrian Sunday – Kensington Market – Toronto

That’s me painting my first Labyrinth of the Day, on Kensington Avenue in Kensington Market on Pedestrian Sunday . . . It was HOT. Then suddenly, as I finished painting this multi-colour Street Labyrinth, a few drops of rain began to cool down the heat. With the ground now wet, I opted to walk north […]

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“Duckman collaborates with Hero-San” – Labyrinth – Augusta Avenue – Pedestrian Sunday – Kensington Market – Downtown Toronto

Labyrinth I painted on Augusta Avenue during the June 2019 Pedestrian Sunday in Kensington Market became a stage/venue for a collaboration between World Travelling Street Performers Duckman and Hero-san . . . In a tiny way, through the presence of my Labyrinth, I collaborated too ! Yay! View this post on Instagram #kensingtonmarket #pedestriansundays #duckman […]

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“You have a feeling that there is a future for streets without cars…” – Labyrinth – Kensington Avenue – Pedestrian Sunday – Kensington Market – Toronto

“Clearly not enough time within the world of Pedestrian Sunday but you have a feeling that there is a future for streets without cars. It’s the the best parts of the Open Streets TO concept and long standing street festivals like Taste Of The Danforth; Would very much enjoy City of Toronto giving over more […]

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Nature – Wading Pool Labyrinth – Sir Casimir Gzowski Park Playground – Sunnyside Beach – Toronto

When painting Labyrinths in Wading Pools, I do not consider my colour choices on what it will look like with the water filled in. Looking at this photo, has me rethinking that decision. It would be yet one more dimension to my use of Wading Pools as Labyrinth canvases . . . View this post […]

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“Who can resist a maze?” – Labyrinth – Kensington Avenue – Pedestrian Sunday – Kensington Market – Toronto

And who can resist a Mom asking if her Little One can walk a still-being-painted Labyrinth ? Not I. He and his mom were the first walkers of my first of two Labyrinths painted on Kensington Avenue . . . View this post on Instagram Who can resist a maze? #kensingtonmarket #fun #thesix #torontophoto #streetlife […]

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“Sunday afternoon street performance” – Herosan – Labyrinth – Augusta Avenue – Pedestrian Sunday – Kensington Market – Downtown Toronto

My month old Street Labyrinth painted on Augusta Avenue doubles as stage venue for Herosan The Japanese Street Performer . . . View this post on Instagram Sunday afternoon street performance A post shared by Keri (@kiki_besa) on Jul 28, 2019 at 11:37am PDT View this post on Instagram The show must go on … […]

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“Is every Public Space a Work in Progress?” – Grange Park Labyrinth – Downtown Toronto

Yes. — John Lorinc (@JohnLorinc) July 28, 2019 Cities aren’t just about great visions, but great transformation. Forever a work in progress, and that’s the beauty of it. — Euna (@EunaWong) July 28, 2019

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“Love Labyrinth and cute kids park 🥰” – Grange Park – Downtown Toronto

Didn’t realize that the tiny blue arrow I painted pointing to the Entrance of The Labyrinth, also points to the pi symbol, π, I often include in the triangular Exit from the Centre of The Labyrinth . . . View this post on Instagram Love labyrinth and cute kids park 🥰 #GrangePark #Toronto #Labyrinth A […]

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“An interesting maze in a Toronto park.” – Grange Park Labyrinth – Downtown Toronto

This is the moment I arrived in the Centre after finishing painting a Sky Blue Heart into each of the Aglets of the Labyrinth. The presence of Hearts transforms the experience and meaning of walking The Labyrinth. This remains true even for me, the Labyrinth’s maker!

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“When you find a football 🏈 in a box marked ‘Free Stuff’ in the West End…. It’s always time to play” – Robson Square Labyrinth – Downtown Vancouver

. . . And The Robson Square Labyrinth becomes an End Zone ! Bonus : Young one’s T-Shirt sports a Labyrinth Motif. View this post on Instagram When you find a football 🏈 in a box marked “Free Stuff” in the west end…. it’s always time to play #familynight #justhavingfun #ate2dinners A post shared by […]

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“A little reminder of home…” – Labyrinth – Augusta Avenue – Kensington Market – Toronto

The Street Labyrinth I painted one month ago is holding up pretty well on Augusta Avenue in Kensington Market. I might leave it as is and not re-paint until it really fades . . . View this post on Instagram Had a little reminder of home when I was exploring Kensington market today. It was […]

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“Unfazed” – Robson Square Labyrinth – Downtown Vancouver

Standing in the Centre of my Robson Square Labyrinth, Downtown Vancouver. . . View this post on Instagram unfazed A post shared by (@_beems) on Jul 25, 2019 at 4:03pm PDT

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“Ah o verão” – Wading Pool Labyrinth – Sir Casimir Gzowski Park Playground – Sunnyside Beach – Toronto

View this post on Instagram Ah o verão… #campGhisi A post shared by Gaby no Canada (@gabynocanada) on Jul 24, 2019 at 3:30pm PDT View this post on Instagram Teve um bebê que amou brincar na água hoje! ❤️🌈 #campGhisi A post shared by Gaby no Canada (@gabynocanada) on Jul 24, 2019 at 7:26pm PDT

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Gil Meslin: “The various Labyrinths of HiMY SYeD have, collectively, kept my kids busy for many hours over the years.” – Earlscourt Park Labyrinth – Toronto

Gil, Honoured to hear my Labyrinths have become part of your kids’ childhood ! The various labyrinths of @HiMYSYeD have, collectively, kept my kids busy for many hours over the years. pic.twitter.com/8jmMq4aAE8 — Gil Meslin (@g_meslin) 24 July 2019

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“Labyrinths on our Morning Walk” – Labyrinth Pier – Granville Island – False Creek Seawall – Vancouver

White and Orange Labyrinths on Labyrinth Pier, Vancouver . . . My intention was to paint at least five and possibly seven very different Labyrinth Designs, each a different colour. I was only able to complete four of them. These two remain visible and walk-able. View this post on Instagram #labyrinths on our #morning walk […]

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