Buy Freedom Candles by Coarse on eBay for Amnesty International

Ogilvy & Mather London has launched a powerful campaign for Amnesty International, a global movement for human rights. The campaign entitled “Freedom Candles” features 30 limited edition candles by an acknowledged artistic duo—Mark Landwehr and Sven Waschk—known as ‘coarse’. The idea of the project is explained in a short film. When each candle is burned, […]

 

Bloomberg Philanthropies Makes $5 Million Impact Investment in Little Sun, Creators of Solar-Powered Lamps Delivering Light to Off-Grid Populations in Africa

Tue 22 Apr 2014 - Imagine All The People

NEW YORK (April 22, 2014) – Bloomberg Philanthropies today announced a $5 million impact investment in Little Sun, creators of portable, solar-powered lamps designed by cofounders: artist Olafur Eliasson and engineer Frederik Ottesen. The company works with local entrepreneurs to sell its lamps to households where electricity is scarce or unavailable, at prices that are affordable […]

 

REVELATION by Yoko Ono – For EARTH DAY 22 April 2014. Happy Earth Day! love, yoko

Tue 22 Apr 2014 - Imagine All The People

REVELATION   Bless you for your anger for it is a sign of rising energy. Direct not to your family, waste not on your enemy. Transform the energy to versatility and it will bring you prosperity. Bless you for your sorrow for it is a sign of vulnerability. Share not with your family, direct not […]

 

Yoko QandA day – Fridays on Twitter, Facebook & Google+ latest answers here:

Yoko Ono answers your questions every Friday on Twitter and Facebook.

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On the Day of the Birth of Nutopia – 1 April 2014 by Yoko Ono

Tue 01 Apr 2014 - Written work

ON THE DAY OF THE BIRTH OF NUTOPIA – 1 April 2014 Nutopia is a country that exists in all of us. John and I created this imaginary world. We called a press conference and produced a white handkerchief from our pockets and said “This is a flag to Surrender to Peace.” Not Fight for […]

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Yoko Ono – 3 sold out shows at Café OTO in London with Thurston Moore, Steve Shelley, Talvin Singh & Nels Cline

Tue 25 Mar 2014 - Music

Yoko Ono just played three incredible sold-out shows in London, all at Cafe OTO in Dalston. On the weekend of March 22nd & 23rd, Ono delivered scorching improvised sets with Thurston Moore and Steve Shelley of Sonic Youth, to the obvious delight of the audience, many of whom couldn’t believe they had got a ticket […]

 

The Guardian: Hans Ulrich Obrist: the art of curation

Mon 24 Mar 2014 - Interviews & Articles

Behind every great artist is a great curator. But what do they actually do? Serpentine superstar Hans Ulrich Obrist reveals the delights and dangers of his craft – while Yoko Ono, David Shrigley and more pick their all-time favourite show Interviews by Stuart Jeffries and Nancy Groves, The Guardian, Sunday 23 March 2014     ‘One […]

 

JOHN & YOKO Wedding Anniversary 20 March 1969

Thu 20 Mar 2014 - Feature, Interviews & Articles

Yoko: “Let’s go back to the future, you know. That’s why we’re here. We want to talk mainly to the young people all over the world, because those are the people who are going to be the next generation. They’re going to be the next world, you know, and we just want to say we are with them. We’re not preaching or anything like that. We want to be with them and we’re with them.”

Listen to John & Yoko on honeymoon spreading their peace message in Amsterdam.

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Tony Benn and his plaque to Emily Wilding Davison in the Houses of Parliament

Tue 18 Mar 2014 - Imagine All The People, Yoko reads

This plaque to Emily Wilding Davison was put up in the Chapel of St Mary Undercroft by Tony Benn MP. Tony Benn said in the House of Commons in 2001: ‘I have put up several plaques—quite illegally, without permission; I screwed them up myself. One was in the broom cupboard to commemorate Emily Wilding Davison, […]

 

YOKO ONO LIVE – Two surprise London shows with Thurston Moore & Steve Shelley; Nels Cline & Talvin Singh – instantly SOLD OUT

Mon 17 Mar 2014 - Events & Exhibitions, Music

From London’s CAFE OTO: We’re thrilled to welcome Yoko Ono back to Cafe OTO for two very special performances – A trio with Thurston Moore and Steve Shelley next Saturday (22 March) and an NYC-style late night set the following Tuesday (25 March) with Nels Cline and Talvin Singh. Obviously, this is an incredibly rare opportunity to see one of the most important figures of the twentieth century […]

 

YOKO ONO: HALF-A-WIND Show (Guggenheim Bilbao, Spain)

Fri 14 Mar 2014 - Events & Exhibitions News

The Guardian: Yoko Ono show at Guggenheim shines light on pioneering conceptual artist Bilbao exhibition of installations, music and films demonstrates avant-gardiste’s true talents, her reach and influence. by Jonathan Jones, The Guardian, 13 March 2014 The ladder John had to climb up was very high,” recalls Yoko Ono as we chat about one of […]

 

Inspiring Change for International Women’s Day 2014

Sat 08 Mar 2014 - Written work

PEBBLE PEOPLE For International Women’s Day, 8 March 2014 A butterfly is hopping from flower to flower. Oh, good, I think. The butterfly is busy-bodying as usual. We are like butterflies. We busybody ourselves every day for our survival as we think we know how. But the difference with us, is that we know we […]

 

“New York Morning” – To Elbow, with love from Yoko

Sat 01 Mar 2014 - Written work, Yoko listens

To Elbow: Dear Guy, Craig, Mark, Pete and Richard, Yes. New York has been kind to me as your song says. Thank you. For John, he always wanted to come and live in this city, ever since he saw Bob Dylan on the famous album cover (The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan). And I played the catalyst to […]

18 FEB: HAPPY BIRTHDAY YOKO!

Tue 18 Feb 2014 - IMAGINE PEACE TOWER, Written work

Message from Yoko Ono: Don’t give up on our beautiful planet. Use your healing power and make it well. World Peace is around the corner. I love you! yoko Tonight is Yoko Ono’s birthday! IMAGINE PEACE TOWER is lit in tribute and the Northern Lights are shining bright! See it all LIVE & send in your […]

 

To the Japanese fishermen of Taiji from Yoko Ono Lennon, 20 January 2014.

Mon 20 Jan 2014 - Imagine All The People

TO THE JAPANESE FISHERMAN OF TAIJI FROM YOKO ONO LENNON, 20 JANUARY 2014. Dear Japanese Fishermen of Taiji, I understand how you must feel about the one-sided-ness of the West to be angry at your traditional capture and slaughter of Dolphins. But that tradition was made only when the world, and Japanese Fishermen did not […]

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#IMAGINENOHUNGER Wish Trees at Hard Rock Café, Dallas, Texas

Fri 03 Jan 2014 - Wish Trees

Happy New Year! At Hard Rock Cafe in Dallas, Texas, we had a beautiful wish tree set up in our Retail area. As part of “Imagine No Hunger”, our annual campaign for WHY Hunger, we encouraged guests to fill out their wishes when they purchased a t-shirt, pin or bracelet for the organization. We had […]

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YOKO ONO: Wish Tree for Tokyo (MoCA Tokyo, Japan)

Sun 01 Dec 2013 - Imagine All The People, Wish Trees

YOKO ONO: Wish Tree for Tokyo (MoCA Tokyo, Japan) December 8, 2013 Wish Tree for Tokyo, first on view in YES Yoko Ono spring 2004 at MOT, has been planted in the museum’s sculpture garden. The work has been donated by the artist to the Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo for its permanent collection. Each […]

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Yoko Ono: War Is Over! (If You Want It) (MCA, Sydney, Australia)

Fri 15 Nov 2013 - Events & Exhibitions

Explore five decades of art works across a range of media by legendary artist, musician and activist Yoko Ono. The title comes from a text work by Ono and her husband John Lennon that first appeared in 1969 across public billboards in twelve cities worldwide, including New York and London. This survey of works by […]

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John Lennon: The Bermuda Tapes – interactive App to benefit Why Hunger

Thu 14 Nov 2013 - Imagine No Hunger

The groundbreaking interactive album app, JOHN LENNON: THE BERMUDA TAPES, is now available for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch in the Apple App Store! John Lennon: The Bermuda Tapes tells the story of John Lennon’s life changing journey sailing through a mid-Atlantic storm to Bermuda in June 1980, the profound creative discovery during his time on […]

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Yoko Ono Lennon, WhyHunger & HardRock: IMAGINE THERE’S NO HUNGER 2013

IMAGINE THERE’S NO HUNGER – 6TH ANNUAL CAMPAIGN Yoko Ono Lennon is teaming up with WhyHunger, Hard Rock International and thousands of supporters around the world for “Imagine There’s No Hunger,” a global campaign to fight childhood hunger and poverty through the support of sustainable agriculture education and nutritional feeding programs. HELPING COMMUNITIES in 22 […]

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