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“No distractions this morning, just slow quiet steps” – High Park Labyrinth – Toronto

View this post on Instagram High Park haiku number 88. Do you know the difference between a labyrinth and a maze? A labyrinth has no tricks or dead ends. There's just one path, and the purpose is simply to walk it. It takes me about 11 minutes to amble through this labyrinth. I like to […]

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“Imagine if your dad was a Minotaur and your mom was a Mermaid and you got the human half of both and now you’re just some guy…”

Imagine if your dad was a Minotaur and your mom was a Mermaid and you got the human half of both and now you’re just some guy — Alenora (@spunkyturnip) June 28, 2020

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“Nomi and I mapped Earlscourt Park 🌳… This has made our daily adventure time a little more adventurous.” – Labyrinth – Earlscourt Park – Toronto

Hand drawn map of Earlscourt Park in Toronto. This map includes the 16 Lane Labyrinth Steve and I painted there in the Wading Pool during Spring 2016. Surprised and Grateful to see it mapped this way. Yay ! Reminds me of my friend Marlena Zuber‘s famous maps of Toronto It’s overdue that I get around […]

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☂ – Chalk Labyrinth – Bill Curtis Square – Yaletown – Downtown Vancouver

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Craig Engman – False Creek – Vancouver Public Labyrinth

I’ve been visiting my Vancouver Public Labyrinth when I can for “maintenance” walks. I reposition stones and slightly re-arrange some rocks to ensure a pleasant walking experience. And sometimes, I see photos like these two Instagrams and know that the Labyrinth is doing okay. . . Even if these photos were taken any number of […]

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“It’s raining art” – Boris Khramtsov – Underbrella Labyrinth – Bill Curtis Square – Yaletown – Downtown Vancouver

This totally redefines what “Raincouver” means! It’s raining art . . . #art #explorebc #yaletown #vancouver #labyrinth #umbrella A post shared by Boris Khramtsov (@borisoninsta) on Jul 14, 2018 at 1:27pm PDT

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La vida es bella – Robson Square Labyrinth – Downtown Vancouver

The second image in this Instagram post wonderfully captures the moment of contemplation before one enters my Robson Square Labyrinth… #cityscape #streetlife #downtown #vancouver #labyrinth #tolove 🇨🇦 A post shared by la vida es bella (@dastom) on Jul 13, 2018 at 1:43pm PDT

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Leah Rasmussen – Robson Square Labyrinth – Downtown Vancouver

The Heart in The Centre of the Labyrinth I painted in Robson Square, Downtown Vancouver… #fromwhereistand #streetart A post shared by Leah Rasmussen (@pesssa) on Jul 1, 2018 at 2:01pm PDT

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Surah At-Tawbah [9:128] – Al-Qur’an al-Kareem – القرآن الكريم

It used to be that when I searched online for “Labyrinths” and ““Islam“, almost nothing turned up, except my own blog posts, and my own images. Recently, I am stumbling upon posts and images like this with increasing frequency… بسم الله الرحمن الرحیم وَعَلَى الثَّلَاثَةِ الَّذِينَ خُلِّفُوا حَتَّىٰ إِذَا ضَاقَتْ عَلَيْهِمُ الْأَرْضُ بِمَا رَحُبَتْ وَضَاقَتْ […]

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“Gratitude to the citizen artists of Vancouver for creating this Chalk Labyrinth. 10 peaceful morning minutes found at the foot of Ontario on the sea wall of False Creek.” – Eric Rhys Miller

You’re most welcome! Happy Walking! Gratitude to the citizen artists of Vancouver for creating this chalk labyrinth. 10 peaceful morning minutes found at the foot of Ontario on the sea wall of False Creek. A post shared by Eric Rhys Miller (@ericrmiller) on Jun 19, 2018 at 8:27am PDT

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“Stone art under the Cambie Bridge” – Debbie Orban – Spyglass Place Labyrinth – Vancouver

Stone art under the #cambiebridge . #stone #stoneart A post shared by Debbie Orban (@debisland) on Apr 22, 2018 at 10:19am PDT

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Olympic Village Art Sculpture – Jordi Zimmer – Vancouver Public Labyrinth

Instagrammer Jordi Zimmer captured this image of ME, Sunday Morning, working on the still-in-progress Vancouver Public Labyrinth. #olympicvillage #art #sculpture #sunday #vancity #vancouver A post shared by Jordi Zimmer (@jordizimmer) on Apr 8, 2018 at 11:56am PDT

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Labyrinths within Labyrinths – Wading Pool Labyrinth – Christie Pits Park – Toronto

Many of my Labyrinths include canvas spaces at the turn-arounds for additional artwork. Often I create or paint smaller Labyrinths within the canvas spaces within the larger Labyrinth. Akin to the driving plot point in the movie Inception, Labyrinths within Labyrinths. View this post on Instagram #toronto #the6ix #canada #cristiepits #floor #turquoise #skyblue #lightblue #abstractart […]

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Documentary Film about Mark Wallinger’s London Tube Labyrinths – Directed by Jared Schiller – Art on The Underground – 2014

“A film about Mark Wallinger‘s Labyrinth. Directed by Jared Schiller This 30 minute documentary explores the ideas behind Mark Wallinger’s major artwork commission for London Underground, From the influence of Harry Beck’s Tube map to the Guinness Book of Records’ Tube Challenge, Alongside personal responses to the artworks by travellers and Underground staff.” “2013 was […]

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The Species of The Humber Watershed Playground Labyrinth – Howard Junior Public School – Toronto

Recently, while exploring the photo sharing site Flickr, I stumbled upon a West Toronto labyrinth I never knew existed! Having learned it was within biking distance, I cycled over on Thanksgiving Sunday for a visit and a walk. It was exciting. Why? Because here was a labyrinth I had not painted, yet had been here […]

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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.

  • Tsí Tkaròn:to

  • 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.