Yoko Ono IMAGINE PEACE at American Eagle TImes Square, NYC.
IMAGINE PEACE is a public art installation presented by Art Production Fund in honor of Global Truce 2012 on September 21st. The project will consist of Yoko Ono’s IMAGINE PEACE message, translated into 24 world languages, appearing on Times Square video screens throughout the day. Participating screens include MTV 44 1/2, Viacom North and South, and American Eagle Times Square.
IMAGINE PEACE is artist Yoko Ono’s worldwide initiative of anti-violence. This ongoing project uses Internet projects, posters, thoughts, badges, and a multitude of other medias to communicate its message of peace to the global community.
IMAGINE PEACE is also being presented by Art Production Fund as part of the London 2012 Cultural Festival, in conjunction with the London Summer Olympics from June 21 to September 9 2012, bringing together leading artists from across the world. The project will consist of Yoko Ono's IMAGINE PEACE message, translated into 24 world languages, appearing on London 2012 Live Sites screens, and screens at Victoria Park, Hyde Park, and Art on the Underground/Canary Warf.
Participating Screens in Times Square
- MTV 44 1/2 (1530 Broadway between 44 & 45th Street)
- Viacom North and South (151 Broadway between 44 & 45th Street)
- American Eagle Times Square (1551 Broadway at 46th Street, NW corner)
To View the IMAGINE PEACE video, please visit IMAGINE PEACE.
About Yoko Ono
Born 1933, Tokyo, Japan, Yoko Ono lives and works in New York. Ono is an influential artist who pushes the boundaries of the art, film, music and theatre media. The present time marks a renewed resurgence of interest and celebration of her work. She received the prestigious Golden Lion Award for Lifetime Achievement at the 2009 Venice Biennale and is currently on a world tour with PLASTIC ONO BAND.
About Art Production Fund
Art Production Fund (APF) is a public art initiative dedicated to commissioning, producing and presenting ambitious art projects by emerging and established artists. APF is committed to engaging audiences in creative ways by realizing socially relevant projects, which push the field of public art in new directions. APF’s unexpected and challenging projects are available to diverse audiences in locations that fall outside the realm of traditional art institutions.