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Yoko Ono Lennon Presents 2013 Courage Award to Julian Assange (in absentia) in New York City

February 3, 2013: New York, NY, USA: Yoko Ono Lennon presents her "2013 Courage Awards for the Arts" to Julian Assange of Wikileaks in absentia. Accepting the award for Assange are Michael Ratner (2nd from left) and Balthasar Garzon Real (2nd from right). Daniel Ellsberg (left) and Foreign Minister of Ecuador Ricardo Patino Aroca [...]

2013-02-04T09:02:12+00:00 February 4th, 2013|Awards, Imagine All The People|

Yoko Ono’s 80th birthday celebrations begin with live show at Volksbuhne, Berlin Feb 17th

  One of the most daring and influential artists of our time, Yoko Ono, will be celebrating her eightieth birthday with a music performance at the legendary Volksbühne in Berlin on Sunday, February 17. YOKO ONO PLASTIC ONO BAND will be led by her son, Sean Ono Lennon, who collaborated with Yoko on her 2009 [...]

2013-02-01T14:47:36+00:00 January 22nd, 2013|Events & Exhibitions News|

Dream Power John Lennon Super Live 2012

2012年12月8日、日本武道館 DREAM POWER John Lennon Super Live 2012 held in Nihon-Budokan on Dec.8th,2012. Photo©: ジョン・レノン音楽祭事務局 The Dream Power John Lennon Super Live was held at the Nippon Budokan on December 8, the anniversary of John's passing. The twelfth edition of the Dream Power John Lennon Super Live was held at the Nippon Budokan [...]

2012-12-20T19:20:28+00:00 December 20th, 2012|Music|

Yoko Ono Awarded Germany’s Highest Human Rights Medal

Yoko Ono Awarded Germany's Highest Human Rights Medal from Artlyst Yoko Ono has accepted the German human rights prize for peace activism, the Rainer Hildebrandt Medal at Berlin's Checkpoint Charlie Museum. The museum is situated next to the Cold War border crossing which was an iconic symbol of political suppression. The lifetime achievement award was [...]

2012-12-16T22:40:18+00:00 December 15th, 2012|Awards|

Group Show: 1st Venice International Performance Art Week (Palazzo Bembo, Venice)

Venice International Performance Art Week In December 8–14, 2012, PALAZZO BEMBO EXHIBITIONS will organize the first VENICE INTERNATIONAL PERFORMANCE ART WEEK in close cooperation with VestAndPage (Verena Stenke and Andrea Pagnes), who are appointed as curators and co-organizers. This event will present the works of over 20 international performance artists. View Larger Map Consciousness and [...]

2012-11-24T22:58:42+00:00 November 24th, 2012|Events & Exhibitions|

Yoko Ono: My Mommy Is Beautiful (FEM – International Women’s Live Art Festival, Centre Cultural la Mercè, Gresol, Spain)

MY MOMMY IS BEAUTIFUL MY MOMMY IS BEAUTIFUL is a tribute to all Mothers of the World from each of your children; a celebration of the love that nurtures us all. Invitation to participate Visitors are invited to write a thought or a memory of their mothers, or take a photo and attach it to [...]

2012-11-24T22:00:14+00:00 November 24th, 2012|Events & Exhibitions|

Imagine There’s No Hunger 2012 #IMAGINENOHUNGER

Imagine There's No Hunger Launch - 19 Nov 2012   Yoko Ono Lennon appears at Hard Rock Cafe New York, Monday, Nov. 19, 2012, to launch Hard Rock'€™s fifth annual IMAGINE THERE'€™S NO HUNGER campaign. Proceeds from the campaign benefit WhyHunger and its grassroots partners combating childhood hunger and poverty worldwide. Yoko Ono Lennon, second [...]

2012-11-19T21:16:32+00:00 November 19th, 2012|Events & Exhibitions News|

Group Show: One On One (KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany)

ONE ON ONE Massimo Bartolini, Nina Beier, Joe Coleman, Trisha Donnelly, Geoffrey Farmer, Hans-Peter Feldmann, FORT, Günter K., Annika Kahrs, Robert Kusmirowski, Alicja Kwade, Renata Lucas, Yoko Ono, Blinky Palermo, Anri Sala, Jeremy Shaw, Tobias Zielony 18.11.2012 – 20.01.2013 Opening: 17.11.2012, 12 – 10 pm Alone in the space with the art, one-on-one with a [...]

2012-11-26T14:59:02+00:00 November 17th, 2012|Events & Exhibitions|

WNYC’s Spinning on Air’s 25th Anniversary with Yoko Ono, Sean Lennon, John Zorn, and Diane Cluck at The Greene Space

Sean Lennon and Yoko Ono talk about their fight against fracking in the state of New York. Join their voice by going to www.artistsagainstfracking.com to send a letter to Governor Cuomo. The event was hosted by the show's creator David Garland, and featured performances by, and conversations with, very special guests including Yoko Ono, Sean [...]

2013-03-03T03:44:31+00:00 November 16th, 2012|Interviews & Articles, Radio & TV|

Group Show: WOMEN IN FLUXUS & Other Experimental Tales (Palazzo Magnani, Reggio Emilia, Italy)

  WOMEN IN FLUXUS & Other Experimental Tales Eventi Partiture Performances Reggio Emilia, Palazzo Magnani 10 novembre 2012 – 10 febbraio 2013 Vernice per la Stampa: 9 Novembre 2012, ore 11.30 Ulteriori informazioni ed immagini: www.studioesseci.net Comunicato Stampa A Fluxus parteciparono, come raramente accade nella storia dell’arte, diverse donne, artiste provenienti da luoghi e percorsi [...]

2012-11-24T22:41:32+00:00 November 10th, 2012|Events & Exhibitions|

Yoko Ono is director of Meltdown 2013 at Southbank Centre, London, UK

Yoko Ono, who will celebrate her 80th birthday next year (on 18th Feb 2013) has today been announced as the director of Southbank Centre’s Meltdown Festival 2013. In curating the festival in its 20th anniversary year, the iconic musician and artist follows in the footsteps of some of music’s biggest names including David Bowie, Patti [...]

2012-11-08T10:46:17+00:00 November 8th, 2012|Events & Exhibitions|

Advocate.com: Yoko Ono Talks New Album, Marriage Equality, and the Election

At 79, Yoko Ono is releasing a new album, ONO.MIX, which features music that's both danceable and political. By Diane Anderson-Minshall, Advocate.com Yoko Ono is a woman of few words and many ideas, a groundbreaking and under appreciated pop culture icon, and she seems to find new ways to make her music and outsider art relevant and [...]

2013-01-29T06:54:03+00:00 November 6th, 2012|Interviews & Articles|

Yoko Ono Keynote: It’s Time For Action. Action is Peace (12th ELIA Biennial, MuseumsQuartier, Vienna)

This year Yoko Ono will be joining a number of other luminaries including VALIE EXPORT, Matthias Horx, Ute Meta Bauer, Gerard Mortier and Shady El Noshokaty as well as a number of up-and-coming artists and cultural players. “We meet, we share, we discuss, we celebrate, we establish new links, and sometimes we change our views.” 5.15 - 6.00pm Friday 9 Nov, Halle E, MuseumsQuartier, Vienna.

2012-11-03T02:17:17+00:00 November 3rd, 2012|Events & Exhibitions|

Yoko Ono: The Secret Of My Long Life (in Chanel’s ‘Little Black Jacket’, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK)

Yoko Ono photographed by Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel THE LITTLE BLACK JACKET 12 October - 4 November 2012 CHANEL's photographic exhibition dedicated to Karl Lagerfeld's latest book, 'The Little Black Jacket: CHANEL's classic revisited by Karl Lagerfeld and Carine Roitfeld', is open at the Saatchi Gallery in London in October. Following on from Tokyo, New [...]

2012-10-26T11:06:11+00:00 October 26th, 2012|Events & Exhibitions|

Yoko Ono continues the John Lennon Imagine Awards to help students at Liverpool John Moore’s University

Yoko Ono has donated £100,000 to help vulnerable students at Liverpool John Moore's University John Lennon's widow has given the money to provide support for youngsters who have been in local authority care, or are estranged from their parents. The money will be used to continue The John Lennon Imagine Awards, set up in 2009 [...]

2012-10-26T21:57:25+00:00 October 26th, 2012|Awards, Imagine All The People|