Yoko Ono – Wish Tree For Tokyo at MoCA Tokyo on 9 Dec 2014

Mon 03 Nov 2014 - Wish Trees

2004年の春、東京都現代美術館で開催された「YES オノ・ヨーコ」展の出品作品、《東京のウィッシュ・ツリー(願かけの木)》が、オノさんから当館に贈られ、美術館の庭に植樹されました。オノさんは毎年12月9日に、多くの方が美術館を訪れ、願いを書いてこの作品に参加下さることを希望しています。 今年は12月9日(火)の10時から17時まで、美術館でこの作品に願い札を下げることができます。是非ご参加ください。オノさんの来館の予定はありませんが、願い札はアイスランドの《イマジン・ピース・タワー》におさめるためオノさんのもとに送られます。 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 year on December 9th, Yoko Ono invites the public […]

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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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Wish Tree for Härjedalens Kulturcentrum (Härjedalen, Sweden)

Fri 21 Dec 2012 - Wish Trees

Hello! In the sparsely populated and highest elevated county of Sweden, Härjedalen, covered by endless forests and milions of trees one tree became a special one: Yoko Ono’ s Wish Tree, standing in front of the modern art and cultural center “Härjedalens Kulturcentrum” (harjedalenskulturcentrum.com) between November 15th and December 15th. In Härjedalen, a county with […]

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Wish Tree for Gabriella Ngugi, Walker School, London, UK

Fri 21 Dec 2012 - Wish Trees

Dear Yoko Ono, Please accept our wishes and messages for the IMAGINE PEACE TOWER. Our school suffered a great loss on Tuesday 4th December 2012, when we lost one of our wonderful children. Gabriella Ngugi was a part of our family and her loss has touched every child, staff member and parents in our school […]

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Wish Tree: Preparatoria Emiliano Zapata, Universidad Autónoma de Sinaloa, Mexico

Sun 15 Apr 2012 - Wish Trees

Our story about the wish tree: BACKGROUND: We implemented this activity in our school: Preparatoria Emiliano Zapata which belongs to Universidad Autónoma de Sinaloa (a big public university en the state od Sinaloa in Mexico, our country). We did it before a festival we organize every year remembering John Lennon, where we refer to his […]

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The Betsy South Beach: Wish Tree for the City of Miami Beach

Mon 13 Feb 2012 - Imagine All The People, Wish Trees

Warm greetings from sunny South Beach! On November 5, 2011, The Betsy-South Beach dedicated a Wish Tree to the City of Miami Beach and, since then, we have collected more than 2000 wishes. The tree is located Lummus Park, with full access by the public and a steady stream of international visitors and Miami residents. […]

 

IMAGINE PEACE dandelions in Las Vegas by Rob Bucholz, Richard & Simone Pauwels

Mon 13 Feb 2012 - Imagine All The People, Wish Trees

Dear Yoko, I just wanted to send you a few photos of an industrial sized scuplture that my friend Rob Bucholz installed for a large (aprox. 250,000 attendees) youth oriented music festival in Las Vegas last summer. My now wife and I assisted in the installation and collaborated with him and turned his 3 40-50 […]

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Yoko Ono: Wish Tree For Zuccotti Park

Wish Tree for Zuccotti Park
Make a wish.
Ask the tree to send your wishes
to all the trees in the world.
For Truth, Justice and Peace.
y.o. ’11

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Wish Tree: Hukuoka Senior High School, Iwate, Japan

Sun 25 Dec 2011 - Imagine All The People, Wish Trees

  Dear Ms. Ono Yoko, Hello! We are students at Hukuoka Senior High School in Iwate, Japan. Our school just celebrated its 110th anniversary this year! There are 521 students in our school at present. Some notable graduates of our school include graphic artist Fukuda Shigeo and physicist Tanakadate Aikitsu, who also invented Nihon-shiki Romanization. […]

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Selkirk College Peace Studies: An Alternative Timeline of History & Wish Tree

Sun 18 Dec 2011 - Wish Trees

Selkirk College Peace Studies students put on a display called ‘An Alternative Timeline of History’, on Nov 29, 2011. What made this timeline unique is that is showed historical events highlighting nonviolence. Many of the history books and traditional timelines we learn from feature wars, conquests and military heroes, whereas this timeline displayed history from […]

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Jorge Artajo’s WAR IS OVER! & Wish Tree at Banzai, Barcelona

Mon 12 Dec 2011 - Imagine All The People, Wish Trees

Dear Yoko (and John), Today, your WAR IS OVER message has a very special meaning. In papers and on TV they are saying that this global economic crisis is our World War III, and maybe they are right because there’s a lot of people suffering due to the cuts in the welfare systems, the increasing […]

 

Yoko Ono: Wish Tree for Getafe, Madrid – to end Domestic Violence

Fri 25 Nov 2011 - Imagine All The People, Wish Trees

by Jorge Artajo Yesterday Getafe, a working class populated city at the South of Madrid, wanted to pay homage to the victims of domestic violence and prepared several acts during the whole evening and night to people aware about this social problem and as a way of telling to the victims that they are not […]

Yoko Ono: Voice Piece for Soprano / Whisper Piece / Wish Tree at MoMA [NY, USA]

Fri 05 Nov 2010 - Events & Exhibitions, Wish Trees

From a Whisper to a Scream: Following Yoko Ono’s Instructions by Jason Persse, Inside Out I first heard about Yoko Ono’s so-called “instruction pieces” as a high school student, when a friend told me the (possibly apocryphal, certainly embellished) story of Ono’s first meeting with John Lennon. History according to the poorly fact-checked lunchtime ramblings […]

Yoko Ono: Voice Piece for Soprano, Whisper Piece & Wish Tree at Group Show: Contemporary Art from the MoMA Collection [NY, USA] *VIDEO*

Tue 07 Sep 2010 - Events & Exhibitions, Wish Trees

Yoko Ono: Voice Piece for Soprano, Whisper Piece & Wish Tree at MoMA, Summer 2010 Yoko Ono will be performing occasionally in conjunction with the exhibition Contemporary Art from the Collection. Exhibition on view through May 9, 2011 Voice Piece for Soprano presented through November 28, 2010. Video courtesy of Yoko Ono yoko ono moma […]

Yoko Ono: Wish Tree [Hirshhorn, Washington DC, USA]

Thu 08 Jul 2010 - Wish Trees

When You Wish Upon a Tree at the Hirshhorn by Brandon Springer — Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden for Smithsonian.com Some wish for their mothers. Some wish for their fathers. Some wish for siblings or friends, children or partners. Some wishes are rather rude. Some wishes are earnest and sweet. Yoko Ono’s Washington D.C. Wish […]

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Yoko’s Wish Trees, Two Years Later

Mon 21 Jun 2010 - Wish Trees

by Raven Jake, Raven Jake’s Observations A couple of years ago, Yoko Ono did one of her art installations in downtown Pasadena. Folks could write wishes on little pieces of paper and tie them to the branches of potted crepe myrtle trees in the plaza of One Colorado. As with most of Yoko’s “pieces,” you’ve […]

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Wish Tree at Lansdowne Middle School

Sat 19 Jun 2010 - Wish Trees

Dear Yoko Ono, My students and I were inspired by your Wish Tree project, and as an end of the year art collaboration project, we decided to create one for our 8th Grade Farewell Ceremony. The students of my 8th grade art class worked together to make over 250 hand painted “wish tags” that were […]

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Wish Tree at Oakton Elementary School

Mon 31 May 2010 - Imagine All The People, Wish Trees

by Christine Gray (Principal, Oakton Elementary School), Oakton Elementary’s Blog The Wish Tree Project, sponsored by OES Art Teacher, Sarah Brooks, began this week.  Students are welcome to write down their wishes and hang them on our wish tree.  Our Oakton wishes will be collected on International Peace Day and mailed to the Imagine Peace Tower in […]

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Wish Tree at NAMM with John Lennon Educational Tour Bus

Yoko kicked off John Lennon’s 70th birthday celebration year at the 2010 NAMM Show. Her appearance at the show inspired attendees to submit their wishes of hope and peace at a special Wish Tree set up in front of the Bus during the convention from January 14-17, 2010. Hundreds of wishes were collected and will […]

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