Iceland of Fire, Water and Light

Tue 21 Oct 2008 - About the IP Tower

Every evening one could also see from a distance Yoko Ono’s Imagine Peace Tower project. Located on nearby Viðey Island, the landscape installation honors the legacy of John Lennon, staying lit from his birth date October 9th to the anniversary of his death on December 8th. The single column of light is reminiscent of the […]

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Welcome to Iceland: Despite the crunch, it’s still worth a visit

Fri 17 Oct 2008 - IMAGINE PEACE TOWER

The economy may just have imploded, taking huge amounts of Britons’ savings with it, but don’t let that put you off visiting, says Raymond Whitaker “There has never been a cheaper time to visit colourful Reykjavik,” proclaims an opportunistic press release from Icelandic Express, the island’s answer to easyJet. With the krona down 40 per […]

Yoko Ono: Inside the mind of a lifelong outsider

by Louisa Buck, The Art Newspaper. Artist, musician, muse and all-round cultural icon, Yoko Ono has been making waves ever since she was involved with the Fluxus movement in the 1960s. Today she comes to the Frieze Art Fair to deliver a keynote lecture that underlines her continuing engagement with performative practice and audience participation. […]

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Yoko Ono: FRIEZE TALKS – PASSAGES FOR LIGHT [London, UK]

Fri 17 Oct 2008 - Events & Exhibitions

Presented by Yoko Ono at Frieze Talks at the Frieze Art Fair on 17 Oct 2008, PASSAGES FOR LIGHT documents two of Yoko’s current projects involving light: Onochord and IMAGINE PEACE TOWER.     PASSAGES FOR LIGHT Audio from the evening’s performance: from FRIEZE Foundation.   Yoko Ono: The Big Frieze 2008 by Eloise O’Hare Well […]

Yoko Ono Grants Iceland Peace Award

Fri 10 Oct 2008 - Awards, Imagine All The People

Yoko Ono granted both the Icelandic nation and Indian scientist Dr. Vandana Shiva with the LennonOno Peace Award at the relighting of the Imagine Peace Tower on Videy island off Reykjavík on the occasion of John Lennon’s birthday yesterday. “To my knowledge an entire nation has not been granted such an award before. I’m therefore […]

Friðarsúlan á frímerki

Friðarsúlan í Viðey er myndefni á frímerki sem Pósturinn gefur út 9. október. Friðarsúlan Ljós Friðarsúlunnar í Viðey verður tendrað þann 9. október að viðstaddri listakonunni Yoko Ono. Pósturinn gefur út frímerki sama dag tileinkað Friðarsúlunni og þeim friðarboðskap sem hún er tákn um. Útilistaverkið var reist í Viðey í Kollafirði á síðasta ári til […]

IMAGINE PEACE TOWER / JOHN LENNON STAMP: Iceland, 9 Oct 2008

Thu 09 Oct 2008 - IMAGINE PEACE TOWER

The stamp is printed by Joh. Enschedé Security Print in Haarlem Holland. The size of the stamp is 48.00 x 30.00. 10 stamps in a sheet . Printing process of stamp: 4 colour offset and UV ink (John Lennon image) and phosphorus (glow in the dark effect) on the light column (Imagine Peace Tower).  Additional […]

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IMAGINE PEACE TOWER : 9 Oct – 8 Dec 2008

Thu 09 Oct 2008 - IMAGINE PEACE TOWER

click here to send your wish to the Tower by email or post your handwritten wishes on a postcard to: IMAGINE PEACE TOWER, PO Box 1009, 121 Reykjavík, Iceland. To the People of Iceland,    Today, on the birthday of John Lennon, please join me in praying for peace and stability for our planet. At 8:00 […]

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IMAGINE PEACE TOWER – FREE TOURS

Thu 09 Oct 2008 - Events & Exhibitions News

Tonight Yoko Ono returns to Iceland to celebrate the relighting of her outdoor sculpture, the IMAGINE PEACE TOWER on Viðey Island in Reykjavik, which she unveiled last year. From 9 Oct – 15 Oct as a gift to the people of Iceland, Yoko Ono has gifted free IMAGINE PEACE Tours to Viðey, departing weather permitting, 8pm from […]

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IMAGINE PEACE TOWER lit [Viðey Island, Reykjavik, Iceland]

Thu 09 Oct 2008 - Events & Exhibitions

location  The IMAGINE PEACE TOWER address  Viðey Island, Reykjavik, Iceland starts  2007-10-09 (repeats Annually on October 9) ends  2007-12-08 times  dusk till dawn price   tel   fax   email   website   reviews      

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IMAGINE PEACE TOWER

Tue 07 Oct 2008 - Artworks, Feature, IMAGINE PEACE TOWER

10.09.08: send your wish On 9 Oct 2008, John Lennon’s birthday, Yoko Ono asks the people of Iceland to join her and many others across the rest of the world in praying for peace and stability. At 8pm Reykjavik time (1pm LA, 4pm NY, 9pm Liverpool, 5am Tokyo), as IMAGINE PEACE TOWER is illuminated on […]

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Wishing on a Tree

The museums of the Smithsonian Institution line Washington’s National Mall and are a popular destination for visitors to the nation’s capital. The Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden is dedicated to modern art and houses one of the most extensive collections of contemporary art in the world. One of its most popular attractions is not […]

Yoko Ono’s monument is just the tip of the iceberg on tiny Viðey Island.

Mon 29 Sep 2008 - IMAGINE PEACE TOWER

The boatman doesn’t speak English. Or maybe he just doesn’t want to. I ask him his name, hoping to follow up with a fusillade of questions about how long he’s been sailing this route, and whether he likes it here in the Arctic cold of northern Reykjavik; but my plan is foiled by his brusque […]

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IMAGINE THAT: YOKO ONO

Yoko Ono loves you. But that’s only one of the messages that the avant-garde artist, who became a household name during her romance with Beatle John Lennon, is sending through her latest interactive work, “Wish Tree for Pasadena,” on display through Nov. 9 among the tables and chairs in the One Colorado courtyard. Ono’s “Wish […]

IMAGINE PEACE TOWER CEREMONY SPEECH

Tue 09 Oct 2007 - Written work

Yoko Ono 9th Oct 2007 All spirits of goodness of this magical land, of the planet, and of the universe. Thank you, thank you, thank you, for witnessing our humble gathering for the unveiling of IMAGINE PEACE TOWER. They say if all the people in China were to jump up and down at the same […]

IMAGINE PEACE TOWER live

Tue 09 Oct 2007 - IMAGINE PEACE TOWER

IMAGINE PEACE TOWER – LIVE IMAGINE PEACE TOWER is an outdoor work of art conceived by Yoko Ono in memory of John Lennon. It is situated on Viðey Island in Reykjavík, Iceland [map], powered entirely by Geothermal Energy. The artwork was dedicated to John by Yoko at its unveiling on 9 Oct 2007, Lennon’s 67th […]

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IMAGINE PEACE WITH YOKO ONO ON JOHN LENNON’S BIRTHDAY, OCTOBER 9TH, 2007.

Tue 09 Oct 2007 - IMAGINE PEACE TOWER

Global peace effort grows in advance of the unveiiling of IMAGINE PEACE TOWER, dedicated to John Lennon by Yoko Ono, on October 9th of this year, in Reykjavik, Iceland. October 9th, 2007 looks set to become a landmark day in the global movement for peace when Yoko Ono will be joined by family, friends and […]

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