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Yoko Ono: LIGHT (Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan)

In the exhibition at Tomio Koyama Gallery, LIGHT (original title in Japanese 灯 あかり) , Ono will present a variety of works to bring light to the Japanese people in the wake of the tragic earthquake. Among the works in the exhibitions are: TO THE LIGHT, a large maze which people can walk through to find a light in the center; INVISIBLE PEOPLE, transparent human-shaped figures standing in dim lights in the darkness; works from REMNANTS, arranged and displayed broken furniture from a house that was destroyed in the Great East Japan Earthquake. Based on one of the works from REMNANTS, Ono created an edition work titled AIR CLOCK and will release it to the public for the first time in this exhibition. Ono will also inscribe messages of her hopes and thoughts in the gallery space with Japanese calligraphy.

2011-12-07T10:18:29+00:00 December 6th, 2011|Events & Exhibitions|

BMI Foundation Announces Opening of 15th Annual John Lennon Scholarship Competition

The opening of the 15th annual John Lennon Scholarship program has been announced by the BMI Foundation, Inc. The 2012 program will award three scholarships to U.S. college student songwriters. Prizes totaling $20,000 will be given for the best original songs submitted to the competition. Established by Yoko Ono in 1997 in conjunction with the [...]

2011-12-06T07:18:14+00:00 December 6th, 2011|Imagine All The People|

MY HOMETOWN written & narrated by Yoko Ono, produced & directed by Jerry Levitan & Terry Tompkins

Yoko Ono inspires locally produced cartoon For Jerry Levitan, meeting John Lennon and Yoko Ono when he was 14 was a life-altering experience that continues to enrich his life. That’s one reason why he continues to spread their message through art. Now 57, Levitan, a local lawyer, children’s entertainer and Emmy Award-winning producer of the [...]

2012-03-02T09:59:56+00:00 December 6th, 2011|Films & Videos, Imagine All The People, Yoko watches|

Mail Online: She loves you! Yoko Ono flies in from New York to watch Queen open Museum of Liverpool

'Youthful' Queen meets Yoko Ono at Museum of Liverpool Yoko Ono, who had flown in from New York for the occasion, said she was struck by how youthful the Queen was looking and was impressed by her choice of colours. The Queen wore a burgundy wool coat and dress by Karl Ludvig with a matching hat by [...]

2011-12-01T20:50:25+00:00 December 1st, 2011|Imagine All The People|

Three As Four featuring Yoko Ono: Insalaam Inshalom – “Judaism and Islam can live side by side” (Bialik Street 27, Tel Aviv, Israel)

Come Together by David Stromberg, New York Times. Photograph by Neta Alonim On Sunday night, the fashion collective Three as Four opened its highly anticipated exhibition “Insalaam Inshalom” at the Beit Ha’Ir Center for Urban Culture in Tel Aviv, bringing to fruition a project over two years in the making. Covering the walls of the four-story building in fabric printed [...]

2011-11-30T11:57:18+00:00 November 30th, 2011|Events & Exhibitions|

Positive Posters: I LOVE YOU EARTH by Yoko Ono

by Nick Hallam, Positive Posters. Photos: John Deer Okay, so I can finally explain to you what all the mentions of Yoko Ono were around the exhibition last week… Back in 2009, in an attempt to get some images we could use to lure sponsors and gain interest in Positive Posters, we sent a bunch of A0 posters with [...]

2012-02-16T00:03:22+00:00 November 18th, 2011|Events & Exhibitions, Imagine All The People, Yoko watches|

Group Show: Beholder (Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh University, Scotland)

Beholder 19 November 2011 - 18 February 2012 Part of Edinburgh University's Hume Tercentenary The gallery office currently looks like something of a command centre. Giant lists of artists, ‘nominators’ and works occupy all of our large notice boards. To give you a sense of how eclectic this all is, the list of artists starts [...]

2011-11-17T13:51:57+00:00 November 17th, 2011|Events & Exhibitions|

Group Show: Fluxus and the Essential Questions of Life (Grey Art Gallery, NY, USA)

Fluxus and the Essential Questions of Life, Grey Art Gallery, Sept. 9–Dec. 3, 2011 INTRODUCTORY TEXT A truly international network of artists, composers, and designers that developed in the 1960s, Fluxus resists categorization as an art movement, collective, or group. It also defies traditional geographical, chronological, and medium-based approaches. Rather, Fluxus participants embrace [...]

2011-11-16T16:04:34+00:00 November 16th, 2011|Events & Exhibitions|

Fix Gun Checks: Sign the petition by Nov 14th & Mayor Bloomberg will deliver your signature to Congress

Dear Friends Many lives will be saved by Mayor Bloomberg's sensible proposal to improve background checks for the purchase of guns. I fully support Mayor Bloomberg's wise proposal. Thank you, Mayor. We New Yorkers are all very proud of you for your wisdom and courage. With deep respect and love, Yoko Ono Lennon 24 January 2011

2011-11-11T18:50:19+00:00 November 11th, 2011|Imagine All The People, Written work, Yoko recommends|

Sign this petition to save funding for the U.S. Institute of Peace

Senate Debating USIP next week Last February the House voted to essentially eliminate USIP. Now the Senate takes on debate and we must help steer the course in a more positive direction. After you sign and share the petition, please call both your Senators' offices, reachable via the Congressional switchboard at: 1-202-224-3121. Sign here.

2011-11-09T04:15:50+00:00 November 9th, 2011|Imagine All The People|

Imagine There’s No Hunger – “This is a beautiful step towards World Peace” love, yoko

Imagine There's No Hunger. Join us at www.hardrock.com & help @HardRock & @WhyHunger feed 1 million children this year. #imaginenohunger "This is a beautiful step towards World Peace. By imagining there's no hunger, like John sang in his song, we express our strong desire to bring a world in which children will never again suffer from hunger or poverty. Let's come together and help spread this message around the world." Yoko Ono Lennon WhyHunger's global campaign IMAGINE THERE'S NO HUNGER was made possible with the generous permission and support of Yoko Ono Lennon. Purchasing the bracelet, limited edition pin, necklace, men's t-shirt, or women's t-shirt will help fight childhood hunger and poverty worldwide through grassroots solutions that secure basic rights to food, water, land, jobs, and credit.

2011-11-04T16:21:36+00:00 November 1st, 2011|Imagine All The People|

Group Show: RCA Secret (Royal College of Art, London, UK)

RCA Secret this year celebrates its Eighteenth Birthday as a unique exhibition and sale of original postcard-sized art, made by professional artists, designers and illustrators, plus current postgraduate students at the Royal College of Art. Last year's postcards and artists will be available to view on this website until Friday 11th November 2011. THE SECRET [...]

2011-10-29T07:39:50+00:00 October 29th, 2011|Events & Exhibitions|

The Sunday Times: Imagine you’re in Iceland… by Waldemar Januszczak

by Waldemar Januszczak, The Sunday Times Yoko Ono’s shining Peace Tower, a column of unstoppable light high in the night sky, moves our writer in Reykjavik to tears. Nobody could disagree with the view that Iceland is a pulse-quickening destination for an adventure weekend. Glacier- hopping is an adventure. So is whitewater rafting. Or cycling [...]

2011-10-24T23:22:25+00:00 October 24th, 2011|IMAGINE PEACE TOWER|

Reykjavik Grapevine Airwaves review of Yoko Ono Plastic Ono Band show in Iceland

"A Tradition in our family" by Kári Tulinius, Reykjavik Grapevine Airwaves. I did not know what to expect from tonight’s lineup. Essentially it was Plastic Ono Band and various sub-voltrons thereof. I was afraid the gig would be hermetic and insular. People playing for their friends. This could not have been further from the truth. This [...]

2011-10-16T04:12:51+00:00 October 16th, 2011|Music News|