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Liminal & Liminality

Liminal (adjective) "of or pertaining to a threshold," 1870, from Latin limen "threshold, cross-piece, sill" (Etymology Dictionary Online)

Liminality is "an in-between state characterized by ambiguity, openness, and indeterminacy; a period of transition, during which normal limits to thought, self-understanding, and behavior are relaxed, opening the way to something new." (Exploratorium poster: Art on the Threshold)

Online Etymology Dictionary. (n.d.). Liminal. [website].

Exploratorium EDU. (n.d.). Liminality: Art on the threshold. [website].

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