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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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“The Two Kings and the Two Labyrinths” – Jorge Luis Borges

“It is said by men worthy of belief (though Allah’s knowledge is greater) that in the first days there was a king of the isles of Babylonia who called together his architects and his priests and bade them build him a labyrinth so confused and so subtle that the most prudent men would not venture […]

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“The Labyrinth of Qur’an…” — By Mohamed Mehdi Aourir

“This project emphasizes once again on the power of calligraphy and its crucial role in Islamic art. I though the first project (ALLAH calligraphy) was not enough to explore the rich universe Islamic calligraphy has to offer. “For this project, I mixed calligraphy with the lecture about Qur’an (by using Surat Al-Fatiha) and that about […]

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“It only takes two facing mirrors to build a Labyrinth” – Jorge Luis Borges

T.V. Rots Your Brain – Elevator passing floors 3 5 7 I was in an elevator this past winter in one of the office towers which inhabit the concrete canyons of Toronto’s financial district. The panelling of the windows on each of the four sides (once the doors were closed) of the elevator were slightly […]

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