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Artist(s): Ellen Bleiwas, Leah Burns, Katy Mulla

Producer: Mural Routes

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Completed: Summer 2004

Designed by artists Leah Burns, Katy Mulla and Ellen Bleiwas, the mural was inspired by stories told to the artists by Scarborough Storytellers – Bluffers Tales. Working with themes of metamorphosis, transition and migration, members of Bluffers Tales told a series of stories to the mural artists. These stories were translated into a design that celebrates the experiences of community members who left their homes to come to Canada. The second mural in a series of murals dedicated to the monarch, the butterfly is a central figure to the mural, a physical representation of metamorphosis.

Financial support for this project was provided by the City of Toronto, Economic Development Banner and Mural Program and the Graffiti Transformation Project.

Where to Find This Mural

Location: 2446 Kingston Rd, Scarborough, ON M1N 1V3, Canada | Get Directions