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Flying over Reykjavík Viðey on trike in sunset – ICELAND (Video)

by kpsphoto, August 17, 2009. Part-5 Gjástykki - Krafla - Leirhnjúkur - Mývatn Reykjavík is the capital and largest city of Iceland. Its latitude at 64°08' N makes it the world's most northern national capital with the exception of Nuuk, Greenland. It is located in southwestern Iceland, on the southern shore of Faxaflói Bay. With a population [...]

October 11th, 2009|Imagine All The People, IMAGINE PEACE TOWER|

Glowing City Project Launched in Reykjavík

The City of Reykjavík launched the project “Glowing City” yesterday [09.10.09] in conjunction with the relighting of Yoko Ono’s Imagine Peace Tower on Videy Island, off Reykjavík’s coast, to commemorate her late husband John Lennon’s birthday, October 9. Reykjavík. The project involves white lights that will glow in different places in the city [...]

October 11th, 2009|Imagine All The People, IMAGINE PEACE TOWER|

Happy Birthday, John: Tribute Events for 9 October 2009 at www.IMAGINEPEACE.com

Yoko Ono: about IMAGINE PEACE TOWER Tribute Events for 9 October 2009 REYKJAVIK, ICELAND IMAGINE PEACE TOWER lighting & Yoko RÁS2 radio interview was STREAMED LIVE here on www.IMAGINEPEACE.com from 8:30pm London / 7:30pm Reykjavík / 3:30pm NY / 12:30pm LA / 04:30am Tokyo [streaming audio broadcast is now over] NEW YORK, USA Rock & [...]

Oct 9th Reykjavík, Iceland: IMAGINE PEACE TOWER & John Lennon memorial concert

In honour of the lighting of IMAGINE PEACE TOWER on 9th October 2009, Yoko Ono offers the general public free ferry crossings to Viðey on 9th, 10th and 11th October and invites them to attend a memorial concert for John Lennon at Hafnarhús (The Harbor House at The Reykjavík Art Museum) on 9th October at 22:00. [...]

IMAGINE PEACE TOWER unveiling ceremony in Second Life on 09 Oct 09

‘I dedicate this light tower to John Lennon. My love for you is forever.’ Yoko Ono ‘Imagine all the people living life in peace’ John Lennon ‘A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality.’ Yoko Ono IMAGINE PEACE TOWER in Images from official IMAGINE PEACE TOWER Second [...]

WISH TREES in Mexico City

Dear Yoko On Thursday night September 17, we had in Mexico City the opening of the HISTORIAS DE AMOR  show  (Love Stories) with 53 new works selected from the VISIBLE COLLECTION, that will remain until October 16 at Academia de San Carlos. As you already know 45 other works from the collection will remain in exhibition in Asunción (Paraguay) until September 12. You [...]

September 21st, 2009|Wish Trees|

Wish Trees – UN Peace Day, Japan

Dear Yoko, I thought you might like to know that this year for UN Peace Day, September 21,the Roots & Shoots Club (the Jane Goodall Institute's program for youth) members put together a Peace Wish Forest at our school. I am a teacher and I sponsor the club. The students and faculty enjoyed writing their [...]

September 21st, 2009|Wish Trees|

Wish Tree For LGTB Human Rights In Asunción (Paraguay)

Dear Yoko, We wanted to thank you for your contribution with your WISH TREE to the VISIBLE COLLECTION exhibition “Love Stories” now showing at Asunción (Paraguay) at el Centro Cultural de España Juan de Salazar, until October 7th. http://www.juandesalazar.org.py/ Yesterday night was the openning and we invited people to tie their wishes to your Wish [...]

September 8th, 2009|Imagine All The People, Wish Trees|

Volunteer work on Viðey in September 2009

From CADIP Website: Participating in an international short term volunteer project ( so called Workcamp ) can be an exciting prospect. It is an interesting and meaningful way to travel with purpose and spend 2-3 weeks in a foreign environment. Working and living together with other young people from around the world provides an excellent opportunity [...]

July 26th, 2009|IMAGINE PEACE TOWER|

22 April is EARTH DAY 2009

PLANT A WISH TREE FOR EARTH DAY - 22 APRIL 2009 Plant a Wish Tree for Earth Day Or designate a tree as a Wish Tree in your backyard, a park nearby or anywhere that will not inconvenience people in any way. Ask people to put their wishes on it. Give love to the tree every day [...]

April 22nd, 2009|Imagine All The People, Wish Trees|

$4m+ of INSTANT KARMA to Darfur

Gift of Lennon's Songbook Supports Amnesty International’s Global Campaign on Darfur February 18, 2009 Yoko Ono's generous gift to Amnesty International -- the right to have leading international musical artists record new versions of John Lennon's solo compositions – provided a significant boost toward the organization's campaign to end the violence in Darfur, achieve security for [...]

February 24th, 2009|Imagine All The People, IMAGINE PEACE TOWER, Yoko listens|

HAPPY BIRTHDAY YOKO!

Happy Birthday YOKO! 18TH FEBRUARY 2009 IMAGINE PEACE TOWER - Viðey Island, Reykjavik, Iceland. In celebration of Yoko Ono's 76th birthday, and by special arrangement with Reykjavik Art Museum, Reykjavik Energy & The City of Reykjavik, IMAGINE PEACE TOWER was illuminated from sunset till dawn (local time) on 18th Feb to wish Yoko A VERY HAPPY BIRTHDAY! Please leave your [...]

Wish Tree by Marcela Trejo

I chose to do Yoko Ono's Wish Piece for a project in my Curatorial Directions class at the University of Victoria (British Columbia, Canada).  We were to choose an instructional work by any of the artists featured in the Hans Ulrich Obrist "Do It" textbook. This textbook is about the "Do It" exhibition in which artists [...]

January 1st, 2009|Imagine All The People, Wish Trees|

IMAGINE PEACE TOWER book

The Iceland Post Company recently published a book on Yoko Ono’s IMAGINE PEACE TOWER in cooperation with the artist. The tower was erected on Reykjavík’s Viðey island on October 9, 2007, in the memory of her late husband John Lennon. The 100-page book, simply entitled IMAGINE PEACE TOWER, contains a wealth of information on Ono’s [...]

Yoko Ono: Wish Tree for Tokyo [Tokyo, Japan]

YOKO ONO: Wish Tree for Tokyo 9 December 2008 Yoko Ono's Wish Tree for Tokyo has been planted in the museum's sculpture garden. It was first on view at the exhibition YES Yoko Ono (Spring 2004 at MOT). The work has been donated by the artist to the Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo for its permanent collection. Each year on [...]

December 1st, 2008|Events & Exhibitions, Wish Trees|

Yoko Ono: Wish Trees for Gateshead [Gateshead, UK]

As part of Enchanted Parks in Saltwell Park, Gateshead, (4-14 December 2008) Yoko Ono will present Wish Trees for Gateshead – where visitors are invited to express their hopes and dreams by writing wishes on paper and hanging them on one of the trees. Wishes from Wish Trees for Gateshead will be gathered at the [...]

December 1st, 2008|Wish Trees|

Open Art Workshop on Videy Island

Reykjavík Art Museum is organizing an open art workshop in a cozy atmosphere for both children and adults today, Nov 30th, between 2 pm and 5 pm at Videyjarstofa museum and restaurant on Videy island, five minutes away from the capital by boat. The workshop’s theme will be Yoko Ono’s peace column, which was erected on [...]

November 30th, 2008|About the IP Tower|