The recipients of Yoko Ono's 2016 Lennon-Ono Grant For Peace will be Olafur Eliasson, Anish Kapoor, Katalin Ladik & Ai Weiwei. The ceremony takes place Oct 9th in Reykjavík, Iceland.
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Mayor of Reykjavik Jon Gnarr, Alice Walker, Michael Pollan, Yoko Ono, Josh Fox, Barbara Kowalcyk The Lennon Ono Grant for Peace 2010 The LennonOno Grant for Peace was created to honour Yoko Ono Lennon's late husband John’s dedication to peace and commitment to the preservation of human rights. Created in 2002, this biennial award has [...]
Founded by Yoko Ono in honor of the peace activism of John Lennon, the $50,000 award is given to two recipients every two years. Past winners have included investigative journalist Seymour Hersh, Israeli artist Zvi Goldstein and Palestinian artist Khalil Rabah. The Center for Constitutional Rights will be honored alongside Doctors Without Borders, the first [...]
Lennon Ono Grant For Peace 2012 awarded to Rachel Corrie, John Perkins, Christopher Hitchens, Pussy Riot and Lady Gaga
LENNONONO GRANT FOR PEACE 2012 On October 9th, 2012, in Reykjavik, Iceland, Yoko Ono will give the Biennial LENNONONO GRANT FOR PEACE to five activists. This day also celebrates the birthday of John Lennon and his son Sean. This year's LENNONONO GRANT FOR PEACE recipients are: LADY GAGA RACHEL CORRIE JOHN PERKINS CHRISTOPHER HITCHENS PUSSY [...]
Art Production Fund is pleased to present IMAGINE PEACE by Yoko Ono as part of the Times Square Alliance public art program on September 21, 2012, which marks the thirty-first annual International Day of Peace. As part of this global gathering of individuals in the name of peace each year, Ono’s IMAGINE PEACE message will be translated into 24 world languages and displayed hourly across American Eagle Times Square, MTV 44 ½ and Viacom North and South signs throughout Times Square.
Yoko Ono granted both the Icelandic nation and Indian scientist Dr. Vandana Shiva with the LennonOno Peace Award at the relighting of the Imagine Peace Tower on Videy island off Reykjavík on the occasion of John Lennon’s birthday yesterday. “To my knowledge an entire nation has not been granted such an award before. I’m therefore [...]
Yoko Ono’s Speech LennonOno Grant for Peace Ceremony October 9, 2008 Hofdi House, Reykjavik, Iceland Dear Friends Here we are together at one of the most tumultuous periods not only in the history of Iceland, but in the recent history of the world. It is easy to think that everything we have been striving for [...]
Yoko Ono Oct 2002 My esteemed sisters and brothers: I've come here today across the Atlantic to say "Give Peace A Chance." It's time for us to come together, and say it again, and to realize, again, that War Is Over, if you want it. We need letter writing, exchange of thoughts and information. True [...]
Jón Gnarr, mayor of Reykjavík, nominated the artist YOKO ONO as Honorary Citizen of Reykjavík at a special ceremony at Höfdi House today. The City Council Executive Committee of Reykjavík agreed unanimously last week to make ONO an honorary citizen of Reykjavík, capital of Iceland. With this honorary title Reykjavík wants to thank Yoko for [...]
Yoko Ono poses at the Schirn Kunsthalle in Frankfurt, central Germany, Thursday, Feb. 13. 2013. Four days before her 80th birthday the artist opened her exhibition 'Yoko Ono. Half-A-Wind Show' with her own works. The exhibition is open until May 12. (AP Photo/dpa, Arne Dedert) 80-year-old artist and musician looks back at [...]