YOKO ONO has announced the four recipients of the 2014 Lennon Ono Grant For Peace, the biennial award which she inaugurated in 2002. Previous recipients of the award have included, amongst others, Doctors Without Borders, Josh Fox, Michael Pollan, Alice Walker, The Centre for Constitutional Rights, Pussy Riot and the late Rachel Corrie. This year’s […]
ONO returns to clubland with her latest dancefloor reinvention “ANGEL” (THE REMIXES). The set follows her propulsive #1 BILLBOARD CHART-TOPPING DANCE HIT “WALKING ON THIN ICE 2013” (Issue date: 10/12/2013). With “ANGEL” (THE REMIXES), the boundless visionary teams up with a diverse assemblage of exciting producers, with the first set of remixes including EDM, trap/dubstep […]
from The Japan Times HIROSHIMA – Artist Yoko Ono on Wednesday urged youngsters gathered at a peace event in Hiroshima to help teach the world about the experiences of the city that was devastated by a U.S. atomic bomb on Aug. 6, 1945. The 81-year-old widow of John Lennon told roughly 300 participants: ” ‘No […]
This is fantastic! It was too cool then, I suppose. It’s a favorite song of mine from ‘It’s Alright (I See Rainbows)’. Nobody told me about this version. Great that I was shown now! Thank you, guys, for doing such an incredible video! ‘Wake Up’ by Yoko Ono, performed by Trio Wake up, wake up […]
UNCOVER by Yoko Ono Let’s quickly assemble the knowledge we have. We ourselves must be peaceful to get peace. Once we follow that logic, and clear our minds of anger, hatred, fear and violence, we can see what we were doing wrong. We are being given the option of having a peaceful world or a […]
If you are in the UK, you can watch the full show on the BBC website here. Featuring Yo La Tengo Don’t Stop Me! Waiting For The D Train Rising Moving Mountains O Wind Don’t Worry Kyoko Mind Train We’re All Water Unun.to Glastonbury Programme Glastonbury Free Press Earlier this year I played two small […]
Message from Yoko Ono Dear Friends, In 1969, John and I were so naïve to think that doing the Bed-In would help change the world. Well, it might have. But at the time, we didn’t know. It was good that we filmed it, though. The film is powerful now. What we said then could have […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]