I LOVE YOU EARTH by Yoko Ono – For EARTH DAY 22 April 2012. Happy Earth Day! love, yoko

On April 22, more than one billion people around the globe will participate in Earth Day 2012 and help Mobilize the Earth™. People of all nationalities and backgrounds will voice their appreciation for the planet and demand its protection. Together we will stand united for a sustainable future and call upon individuals, organizations, and governments to do their part.
Find out more about EARTH DAY at http://www.earthday.org/2012
Happy Earth Day! love, yoko

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“I cannot IMAGINE PEACE anymore, Yoko, it is time to LIVE PEACE” – @YokoOno replies…

Sun 15 Apr 2012 - Written work

Message from TBB (via email):   I cannot IMAGINE PEACE anymore Yoko. First John gave his life for peace. You live peace each and every day. So does Sean and Julian. I have to live it. I was in the Marines. I have Imagined Peace long enough. I have seen too much death and destruction […]

 

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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Group Show: XV Woman Biennale: VIOLENCE. L’arte interpreta la violenza (PAC Museum, Ferrara, Italy)

Sat 14 Apr 2012 - Events & Exhibitions

XV Woman Biennale Padiglione d’Arte Contemporanea, Corso Porta Mare 5, 44121 Ferrara, Italy Dal Saturday 21 April 2012 al Sunday 10 June 2012 Ufficio stampa Studio Pesci Gli artisti correlati Loredana Longo, Lydia Schouten, Naiza H. Khan, Nancy Spero, Regina José Galindo, Valie Export, Yoko Ono Curatori Lola Bonora, Silvia Cirelli Comunicato stampa evento: VIOLENCE. L’arte […]

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Group Show: Innocence and Experience (Tate Liverpool, Liverpool. UK)

Sat 14 Apr 2012 - Events & Exhibitions

Sixties singing star Marianne Faithfull co-curating a new exhibition at Tate Liverpool. The 65-year-old singer- songwriter and actress has taken inspiration from her own life and influences to choose pieces from the Tate collection. The show, ‘Innocence and Experience’, which runs from April 20 to September 2, is co-curated with the Albert Dock Gallery’s Darren […]

Group Show: Dublin Biennial (Dublin, Ireland)

Wed 11 Apr 2012 - Events & Exhibitions

IRELAND’S INAUGURAL DUBLIN BIENNIAL INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF CONTEMPORARY ART 15th June – 24th June 2012 Dublin Biennial Gallery Point Village, East Wall, Dublin 1 http://www.dublinbiennial.com ARTIST RECEPTION & PREVIEW – Thursday 14th June 6-9pm GALA OPENING BLOOMSDAY – Saturday 16th June 12-3pm OPERATIONAL HOURS – Monday – Sunday 12- 8pm The exhibit is the first […]

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Group Show: Ends Of The Earth: Land Art to 1974 (MoCA, LA, USA)

Fri 06 Apr 2012 - Events & Exhibitions

Ends of the Earth: Land Art to 1974 is the first large-scale, historical-thematic exhibition to deal broadly with Land art, capturing the simultaneous impulse emergent in the 1960s to use the earth as an artistic medium and to locate works in remote sites far from familiar art contexts. Organized by MOCA Senior Curator Philipp Kaiser […]

Group Show: “John Cage und…” (Akademie der Künste, Berlin, Germany)

Fri 06 Apr 2012 - Events & Exhibitions

John Cage war als Komponist, Musiker, Philosoph, Literat und Denker so einflussreich und hoch geachtet wie kaum ein anderer Künstler in der zweiten Hälfte des 20. Jahrhunderts. Doch sein Werk als bildender Künstler und sein Einfluss auf die Kunst sind viel weniger bekannt als seine Musik. Die Ausstellung, kuratiert von Wulf Herzogenrath, stellt Cage als […]

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@EarthHour at 8:30pm tonight: Dare the world to Save The Planet

Sat 31 Mar 2012 - Imagine All The People

Dear Friends,
Tonight is the night we turn our lights off for an hour at 8:30 pm for Earth Hour.
From the Empire State Building in New York, to the Eiffel Tower in France, to Wat Arun Buddhist temple in Thailand, cities, businesses, governments and millions of people are standing together in a collective display of commitment to protect our planet. Will you be among them?

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Watch this film: #BULLY. Take a Stand for Peace. Make a difference. Say no to Bullying. love, yoko

Fri 30 Mar 2012 - Imagine All The People

This year, over 13 million American kids will be bullied, making it the most common form of violence young people in the U.S. experience. Directed by Sundance & Emmy award winning filmmaker, Lee Hirsch, Bully is a beautifully cinematic, character-driven documentary. At its heart are those with the most at stake and whose stories each […]

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Yoko Ono photographed by Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel

Wed 28 Mar 2012 - Films & Videos

Yoko Ono photographed by Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel “The Chanel jacket has become the symbol of a certain elegance, feminine, with an air of nonchalance, classic and timeless, that is of all times,” said Karl Lagerfeld in Paris after the photo shoot of the book The Little Black Jacket: Chanel’s classic revisited by Karl Lagerfeld […]

 

The Sunday Telegraph: Yoko Ono interview – ‘Numero Ono’

Mon 26 Mar 2012 - Interviews & Articles

Interview by Chrissy Iley, The Sunday Telegraph, 25 March 2012. Yoko Ono noiselessly taps at her MacBook. Everything about her is quiet and compact – even the keyboard on her computer hardly makes a sound. She is wearing a black fitted jacket and trousers. It is low cut and reveals a tiny womanly figure. Her […]

 

Group Show: Do Not Destroy: Trees, Art, and Jewish Thought (Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, USA)

Sat 24 Mar 2012 - Events & Exhibitions

Trees are the focus of a three-part exhibit at the Contemporary Jewish Museum. “Do Not Destroy: Trees, Art, and Jewish Thought,” inspired by the Jewish holiday of Tu B’Shevat (the New Year for the Trees), is on view through May 28. Part One is The Dorothy Saxe Invitational. More than 50 artists from across the […]

 

♫Listen to ‘Songs for Spring’ – 20 tracks performed, selected & sequenced by Yoko Ono

Tue 20 Mar 2012 - Music

listen to Yoko Ono – Songs for Spring The first Twenty Songs for Spring, handpicked and sequenced by Yoko Ono, March 2012.     SKY PIECE III spring Imagine a cloud slowly going across the sky and back. Send a postcard to your friend.     love, yoko

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So, is Dimock’s Water Really Safe to Drink? by Abrahm Lustgarten, ProPublica

Tue 20 Mar 2012 - Awards, Imagine All The People

So, is Dimock’s Water Really Safe to Drink? by Abrahm Lustgarten, ProPublica, March 20, 2012, 2:42 p.m. When the Environmental Protection Agency announced last week that tests showed the water is safe to drink in Dimock, Penn., a national hot spot for concerns about fracking, it seemed to vindicate the energy industry’s insistence that drilling […]

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IMAGINE PEACE TOWER to be relit 20-27 March at 8pm

Mon 19 Mar 2012 - IMAGINE PEACE TOWER

To celebrate the first week of Spring and John & Yoko’s 43rd wedding anniversary, The City of Reykjavík will be relighting Yoko Ono’s artwork IMAGINE PEACE TOWER from 8pm until midnight, every night from 20th-27th March 2012.

Join us live at http://IMAGINEPEACETOWER.com where you can send your wishes & watch live at these times:

        8pm – 12pm Liverpool & London
        4pm – 8pm New York
        1pm – 5pm Los Angeles
        5am – 9am Tokyo

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April 11: A Bid To Save The Earth: Christie’s Green Auction 2012

Thu 15 Mar 2012 - Imagine All The People

Yoko Ono Lennon is on the Honorary Host Committee for Christie’s 2012 Green Auction on April 11 in NYC. Last year $2.4m was raised for four of the world’s leading science-based environmental nonprofits: Oceana, National Resources Defense Council, Central Park Conservancy and Conservation International.

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Greenpeace – Lessons from Fukushima

Sun 11 Mar 2012 - Imagine All The People

This report, commissioned by Greenpeace International, addresses what lessons can be taken away from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant disaster. The one-year memorial of the accident offers a unique opportunity to ask ourselves what the tragedy has taught us. And it also raises the question, are we prepared to learn?

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ONE YEAR ON: Yoko Ono: Message to Japanese people affected by the Sendai Quake & Tsunami, 2011

Message to the Japanese people affected by the Sendai Earthquake & Tsunami by Yoko Ono, 11 March 2011 My dear people of Japan, I feel numb now, as if I was there myself and hit with this disaster as you have been. Only just recently I visited Tokyo, and was delighted how beautiful, clean and […]

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Yoko Ono: I Want You To Remember Me / おぼえてて (Gallery 360º, Tokyo, Japan)

Sat 10 Mar 2012 - Events & Exhibitions

I WANT YOU TO REMEMBER ME / OBOETETE is a dramatic new installation of YOKO ONO dealing with shattered lives, loss and remembrance. Inspired by her own experiences of growing up in war-torn Japan, displacement and awareness of the horrors of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and now by the events of March 2011, ONO has created […]

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