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Iceland of Fire, Water and Light

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 [...]

October 21st, 2008|About the IP Tower|

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

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 [...]

October 17th, 2008|IMAGINE PEACE TOWER|

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. [...]

October 17th, 2008|Events & Exhibitions News, Interviews & Articles|

Yoko Ono Grants Iceland Peace Award

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 [...]

October 10th, 2008|Awards, Imagine All The People|

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 [...]

October 9th, 2008|Imagine All The People, IMAGINE PEACE TOWER|

IMAGINE PEACE TOWER : 9 Oct – 8 Dec 2008

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 [...]

October 9th, 2008|IMAGINE PEACE TOWER|

IMAGINE PEACE TOWER – FREE TOURS

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 [...]

October 9th, 2008|Events & Exhibitions News|

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 [...]

October 7th, 2008|Artworks, Feature, IMAGINE PEACE TOWER|

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 [...]

IMAGINE PEACE TOWER CEREMONY SPEECH

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 [...]

October 9th, 2007|Written work|

IMAGINE PEACE TOWER live

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 [...]

October 9th, 2007|IMAGINE PEACE TOWER|