IMAGINE to be played on the bells of Exeter Cathedral on 9/11

Thu 08 Sep 2011 - Imagine All The People

IMAGINE: A Sound Art Performance – Exeter Cathedral 2011 Commemorating the 10th anniversary of 9/11, a recital of John Lennon’s anti war song ‘Imagine’ will be performed on the bells of Exeter Cathedral and broadcast live online. Imagine reinvents a British folk art form to serve as a memoriam and encourage reflection upon religious tolerance […]

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Group Show: Underwood (Typed Art) (Gallery 1900-2000, Paris, France)

Sun 04 Sep 2011 - Events & Exhibitions

Underwood
Gallery 1900-2000, 8 rue Bonaparte, 75006 Paris, France
Tel: +33143258420
12 Oct – 12 Nov 2011

 

Group Show: Incheon Women Artists’ Biennale (Incheon, South Korea)

Sun 04 Sep 2011 - Events & Exhibitions

The International Incheon Women Artists’ Biennale is distinguished from other biennials held internationally and domestically by its exclusive focus on women artists. The International Incheon Women Artists’ Biennale reflects the interest in women artists in each country and their increased numbers in the art world overall. Visitors of the biennale have the opportunity to learn about the region’s historical significance that defines Incheon as an important hub city in Northeastern Asia.

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Playing For Change Day Sept 17th 2011. Play A Song. Build A School. Change The World.

Mon 29 Aug 2011 - Imagine All The People

Our vision is to inspire a global community of musicians and fans on street corners, sidewalks, cafés, and concert halls for the 1st annual Playing For Change Day. Sign up and perform to help raise money to build schools, support music and arts programs, purchase instruments, and connect students around the world. Or make a donation and help spread peace through the power of music.

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The Opportunity: After Utøya by Davíð Stefánsson

Mon 22 Aug 2011 - Imagine All The People

by Davíð Stefánsson, The Reykjavik Grapevine I don’t know much about Jens Stoltenberg. He is a Norwegian politician and I assume he’s no better or worse than his colleagues. But I would like to elaborate on a few words delivered by Stoltenberg during a memorial service, words which have circulated the web following the terrorist […]

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Near Cairns, Australia? Donate your spare blankets to MongoliAid. Call 0448908405 or 0418918300

Mon 22 Aug 2011 - Imagine All The People

Well of hope for Mongolia by Roz Pulley, Cairns Sun, Australia MONGOLIA’S Gobi Desert dwellers and The Beatles may have little in common, but for Cairns humanitarian and radiographer Barry Jiggins they are inextricably linked. Barry’s passion for bringing warmth to the hospitals and orphanages of Mongolia by collecting thousands of blankets has taken up much […]

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Exposing the Military’s First Amendment Violations: Please donate to help @Truthout continue to make an impact

Dear Friends, Since I just came back from Tokyo, Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the danger of nuclear power has been very strong in my mind. Then, I read the following statement by Truthout (below). A Nuclear Weapon is a very dangerous weapon to be used by anybody and any organization. It is insanity to have its […]

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IMAGINE PEACE TOWER was lit in tribute to people of Norway on August 21st 2011

Thu 18 Aug 2011 - IMAGINE PEACE TOWER

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 remembrance for […]

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Yoko Ono: The Road Of Hope (Hiroshima MoCA, Japan) Hiroshima Art Prize Exhibition

Fri 12 Aug 2011 - Events & Exhibitions

Message from Yoko Ono Trust in the power of human intellect. The 1945 atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki were a tragedy of the greatest magnitude that must never be repeated. Even now, sixty-six years later, many victims of the violence of atomic weapons are still suffering. Such is the gravity of the destruction wrought […]

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Yoko Ono: IMAGINE PEACE Featuring John and Yoko’s Year of Peace (Stony Brook University, NY)

Thu 11 Aug 2011 - Events & Exhibitions

Yoko Ono IMAGINE PEACE: Featuring John and Yoko’s Year of Peace will be presented at the University Art Gallery in the Staller Center from September 6 through October 15. Originally organized by the Myers School of Art at The University of Akron, the exhibition was curated by Kevin Concannon and John Noga. The Staller Center […]

 

On Hiroshima Day August 6th 2011 / On Nagasaki Day August 9th 2011 by YOKO ONO

Tue 09 Aug 2011 - Written work

On Hiroshima Day – August 6th, 2011 On Nagasaki Day – August 9th, 2011 by YOKO ONO Trust in the power of human intellect and the super ability sleeping in our subconscious. The 1945 atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki were a tragedy of the greatest magnitude. Even now, sixty six years later, many victims […]

 

Boing Boing Special Feature: YOKO ONO interview by Xeni Jardin

Sat 06 Aug 2011 - Interviews & Articles

Yoko Ono pays tribute and lays flowers at the Hiroshima Memorial, August 2011. by Xeni Jardin, BoingBoing.net Artist and peace activist Yoko Ono (78), wife of the late John Lennon, was recently honored with the 8th Hiroshima Art Prize, an award for artists whose work has contributed to peace. To commemorate the award, The Hiroshima Museum […]

AFP: Yoko Ono says Japan should look at Iceland

Sat 06 Aug 2011 - Interviews & Articles

TOKYO, Aug 6, 2011 (AFP) Yoko Ono has an idea for her disaster-scarred country Japan — abandon nuclear energy for renewables and tap the geothermal energy beneath the unstable ground of the volcanic island nation. The artist and widow of John Lennon is in Japan for the first time since the March 11 quake and […]

 

MIX A BUILDING AND THE WIND: An Interview with Yoko Ono by Hans Ulrich Obrist, 1992

Thu 04 Aug 2011 - Interviews & Articles

MIX A BUILDING AND THE WIND An Interview with Yoko Ono by Hans Ulrich Obrist, 1992 Q: Could you tell me a little about the early beginnings of instructions in your work? YOKO: It started with music. I was trained as a musician since my pre-school years. My mother put me in a very special […]

 

The Washington Times: Independent women lead social change in Japan

Wed 03 Aug 2011 - Interviews & Articles

Independent women lead social change in Japan By Christopher Johnson – Special to The Washington Times NIIGATA, Japan — Onstage in front of about 5,000 ecstatic fans, Nic Endo unleashes a torrent of beats and shouts to help Japanese vent their feelings about their recent disasters. “We need to release our subdued feelings,” she told […]

 

Group Show; Yokohama Triennale ‘Our Magic Hour’ (Yokohama, Japan)

Mon 01 Aug 2011 - Events & Exhibitions

Yokohama Triennale ‘Our Magic Hour’  August 6 – November 6, 2011 Based on the theme “OUR MAGIC HOUR”, the YOKOHAMA TRIENNALE 2011 will be held at two main venues: the Yokohama Museum of Art and NYK Waterfront Warehouse (BankART Studio NYK). Focusing on works that allude to the magical mysterious powers in our daily lives […]

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Yoko Ono lays flowers at Hiroshima Memorial Cenotaph, receives Hiroshima Art Prize

Fri 29 Jul 2011 - Awards, Events & Exhibitions News

from Asahi.com The prize-giving ceremony for the 8th Hiroshima Art Prize (sponsored by Hiroshima City and Asahi Newspapers), an award for contemporary artists whose work has contributed to peace, was held at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Hiroshima on July 29th. The avant-garde artist (78), wife of the late John Lennon, a former Beatle, […]

Yoko Ono: ‘The Road Of Hope’ Mori Art Museum Art Course Lecture 13 (The Grand Hyatt, Tokyo, Japan) 4 Aug 2011

Tue 26 Jul 2011 - Events & Exhibitions

Yoko Ono: ‘The Road Of Hope’ Mori Art Museum Lecture Mori Art Museum is pleased to present “MAM Art Course No.13: Yoko Ono – The Road of Hope’” on Thursday, 4 August, 2011. The “Mori Art Museum Art Course” is a series of educational courses exploring diverse facets of contemporary art. The courses are divided […]

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Billboard: Yoko Ono Talks Dance Hits, Lady Gaga, John Lennon and Twitter

Mon 25 Jul 2011 - Interviews & Articles

by Jessica Letkemann, Billboard N.Y. In December 2010, the last time Yoko Ono was at Billboard, she was being honored for a whopping five consecutive No. 1s on the Billboard Dance Club Songs chart. With her just-released single Talking To The Universe climbing the same chart, the iconoclastic veteran artist took time out to chat about the DJ […]

 

Yoko Ono receives the Montblanc de la Culture Arts Patronage Award 2011

Sat 23 Jul 2011 - Awards

YOKO ONO was honoured last night in a ceremony presenting her with the Montblanc de la Culture Arts Patronage Award. Now in its 20th year, this award is for modern-day patrons of the arts who “give their time, energy and money to encourage cultural life to flourish.” Announcing the award, the CEO and President of […]

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