Sunday, June 20, 2021
Come explore a labyrinth built with found materials and templates you can use to create labyrinths in your own environments. Participants will be invited to make their own labyrinths with materials from the outdoors.
Held as summer solstice begins to encourage reflection and honor new beginnings and new growth in a communal setting. The vibrant energy of summer brings moments of reflection and allows the opportunity to welcome new beginnings or new growth into our lives.
Bayou (aka Donald Thomas) is a Twin Cities based artist and designer born in St. Paul on the land of the Dakota & Anishinaabe peoples. Bayou creates mixed-media art called Affirmation Mirrors composed mostly of fabric wrapped wood, yarn, mirrors, and beads. He also creates murals, art installations, digital illustrations, digital and print materials for artists and organizations, and works as a teaching artist.
Saba (aka Sean Stewart) is a Saint Paul native with deep roots in the historic Rondo Neighborhood. He is a dedicated Father, educator, and visual artist and writer. As a community member and educator, Saba has served in the CDF Freedom Schools movement for over a decade, and now serves students and families in Saint Paul Public Schools. As a writer, Saba has published the children’s book entitled Breaking The Ice, as well as various featured poems from Minnesota to Nigeria that focus on cultural identity, healing, transformation, nature and spirituality.
Saba and Bayou have collaborated on several art installations such as the Eagle Affirmation Mirror and healing murals within the Twin Cities Metro area.
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