Dear Friends, On Sunday, I was in Reykjavík with our son Sean to relight IMAGINE PEACE TOWER, and celebrate his and John's birthday - October the 9th. In a boat big enough for Sean and me and all our friends who came all the way from New York, Liverpool and Tokyo, we slowly sailed our [...]
On the night of August 21st 2011, the City of Reykjavik in collaboration with YOKO ONO lit IMAGINE PEACE TOWER on Viðey Island, Reykjavík, Iceland, in tribute to the victims of the 22 July attacks in Oslo and Utøya in Norway. The Norwegian authorities designated this as an official day of mourning and [...]
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 [...]
Dear Friends On October 9th, I will relight IMAGINE PEACE TOWER in Iceland in memory of my late husband John Lennon. Please ask all your friends to join us by Tweeting your wishes to IMAGINE PEACE TOWER. You can do this by going to http://IMAGINEPEACETOWER.com where you can also watch the lighting live with us at 7.45pm GMT = 8.45pm UK = 3.45pm NY = 12.45am LA = 4.45am Japan. Tell all your friends. Spread the word. Let's tweet a million wishes for peace for John's birthday! love, yoko
Legendary artist, musician and peace advocate, YOKO ONO, announced today she will be holding several events in Iceland on October 9th to promote peace throughout the world and to celebrate what would have been John Lennon’s 70th birthday. The Lennon Ono Grant for Peace 2010 The LennonOno Grant for Peace was created to honour her [...]
Legendary artist, musician and peace advocate YOKO ONO will be holding several live events in Iceland on October 9th to promote peace throughout the world and to celebrate what would have been John Lennon’s 70th birthday, including, at 8pm GMT, the re-lighting IMAGINE PEACE TOWER on the island of Viðey in Reykjavík (live at www.IMAGINEPEACETOWER.com). [...]
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Yoko Ono: Voice Piece for Soprano, Whisper Piece & Wish Tree at Group Show: Contemporary Art from the MoMA Collection [NY, USA] *VIDEO*
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
City of Reykjavik lit IMAGINE PEACE TOWER to celebrate Yoko’s 77th birthday. Send your wishes for PEACE to @IPTower!
On the evening of 18 February 2010, The City of Reykjavik was proud to illuminate IMAGINE PEACE TOWER in honor and celebration of Yoko Ono's 77th birthday. You can Twitter your birthday messages for Yoko to @yokoono or write them in the comments on this web page, where you can read all the comments and Tweets from friends and fans. You can also Twitter your own personal wishes for peace to IMAGINE PEACE TOWER @IPTower or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 [...]
The O Ambassadors at Iles, in cooperation with Free the Children and Imagine Peace (Yoko Ono), are creating our Iles Me to We Wish Tree. Each student traced their hand and wrote their wish for the world. This is a voluntary activity and every student participated! That really shows a commitment to leadership, caring and growth! In February, a team from Free the Children will visit Iles to present an all school assembly and workshops for older students. In April, we will celebrate our O Ambassador activities at our Seventh Annual Iles Writer's Conference entitled, "Me to We". Stay tuned for our continuing adventures!
IMAGINE PEACE TOWER Viðey Island, Reykjavík, Iceland with stars, clouds and the Northern Lights. Christmas Day, 25 Dec 2009, 10:53pm AFFIRMATION FOR 2010 by Yoko Ono I would like you to share an affirmation with me. Think it, say it, with firm belief, knowing that we are all one. In the name of truth, peace and [...]
Here are photos of Dalton High School students and the Wish Tree they created. The students were studying Conceptual Art in their Advanced Painting class. The Wish Tree provided a hands on way to learn more about conceptual art and the art of Yoko Ono. It was exciting to study this artist who was such [...]
My Sweet Friends! I am so glad that Obama has won the Nobel Peace Prize. Prizes are given to those in need. (I must have needed a lot this past July!) Obama needs all the encouragement he can get at this point. Let's all send him the love and trust he could use as his [...]
by Susan Kraemer, Clean Technica Every barrel of oil extracted in the US also produces ten barrels of hot fluids in addition to the oil. Why not use that potential energy in the waste heat? Rather than discard that “geothermal” resource created by the process of oil extraction, the DOE is going to show the [...]