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Yoko Ono (JP)

Make a wish. Write it down on a piece of paper. Fold it and tie it around a branch of a wish tree. Ask your friend to do the same. Keep wishing. Until the branches are covered with wishes.

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ABOUT THE ARTIST

Make a wish. Write it down on a piece of paper. Fold it and tie it around a branch of a wish tree. Ask your friend to do the same. Keep wishing. Until the branches are covered with wishes.

Yoko Ono is an artist whose thought-provoking work challenges people’s understanding of art and the world around them. From the beginning of her career, she was a Conceptualist whose work encompassed performance, instructions, film, music, and writing.

Ono was born in Tokyo in 1933, and moved to New York in 1953, following her studies in philosophy in Japan. By the late 1950s, she had become part of New York Cityʼs vibrant avant-garde activities, and through the latter half of the Twentieth Century Ono performed her works in museums and galleries all across the world, from Kyoto and Tokyo to Europe and North America.

Yoko Ono travels annually to Iceland for the lighting of her IMAGINE PEACE TOWER, which she created in 2007 as a permanent installation on Viðey Island, Iceland. She continues to work tirelessly for peace with her IMAGINE PEACE campaign.

In 2009, Ono received the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement from the Venice Biennale. Currently, Double Fantasy – John & Yoko is on view at the Museum of Liverpool. Forthcoming exhibitions in 2018 include those at the Nieuwe Kerk in Amsterdam, Mori Art Museum in Tokyo, and the Museum der bildenden Künste (MdbK) in Leipzig.



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