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“Labyrinth in 17 different languages from the book of HïMY SYeD.”

Sometimes I include the word for Labyrinth in different languages within or around my Labyrinth designs. Often in chalk, Sometimes in paint. Yet always spellchecked against this list in the back of my Labyrinth Designs notebook . . . View this post on Instagram A post shared by George Longley (@george_art_longley)

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Scott Pilgrim vs. the World – Christie Street Traffic Island Labyrinth – Toronto

I had no idea my Labyrinth appeared in the Graphic Novel, Scott Pilgrim vs. The World. So I went and finally watched the movie for the first time tonight. My Labyrinth wasn’t in the Movie. If I am not mistaken then, My Christie Street Traffic Island Labyrinth appears in the opening pages of VOLUME ONE […]

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“Help us to find the way to the mosque 🕌🌟” — My Ramadan Activity Book — HÜGGE — London, United Kingdom

Happily found one more instance of Labyrinths in Islam… 'My Ramadan Activity Book' now in UK 🇬🇧❤️ #huegge @huegge_dk #simpelandcreativewaytohavefun A post shared by Huegge_uk (@huegge_uk) on Jun 2, 2018 at 7:19am PDT This Ramadan Activity Book by including a maze ( yes yes yes I am anti-Maze person and pro-Labyrinth Person but put that […]

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“I think—the hero observes that nothing is so frightening as a Labyrinth with no centre.” ― Jorge Luis Borges

“I think—the hero observes that nothing is so frightening as a Labyrinth with no centre.” ― Jorge Luis Borges, Selected Non-Fictions

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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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“Grange Park includes an old-fashion wading pool, a playground and a permanent Labyrinth drawn on the paved path.” – TORONTO STREET ART STROLLS – Nathalie Prézeau

“It used to be the backyard of The Grange House (now part of the AGO). The timeless feeling to this little park contrasts nicely with the modern blue wall of the AGO on the north side, and the upbeat architecture of the OCAD on the east. Grange Park includes an old-fashion wading pool, a playground […]

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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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  • Land Acknowledgements

    Traditional: recognizes lands traditionally used and/or occupied by the People or First Nations in parts of the country.

    Ancestral: recognizes land that is handed down from generation to generation.

    Unceded: refers to land that was not turned over to the Crown (government) by a treaty or other agreement.

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  • Metro Vancouver

    Labyrinths are made on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territory of the Coast Salish peoples –

    Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish),

    Stó:lō and

    Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh)

    and xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) Nations.

    Labyrinths are made in traditional, ancestral and unceded territory of

    the Kwantlen,

    the Katzie,

    the Semiahmoo

    and Tsawwassen First Nations.