Silkscreen print on Somerset paper
297 x 420 mm
100% of print proceeds will be donated to the United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF). CLICK HERE TO DONATE
This March, Yoko Ono stages a new global intervention by pausing commercial advertisements on the world’s most prominent billboards to share a message of peace with the global community. An invitation for the world to unite, Ono will broadcast her powerful, universal mantra IMAGINE PEACE every evening at 20:22.
The public art installation presented by CIRCA in collaboration with Serpentine, will feature local translations of Yoko Ono's message to the world. Launching 3 March on London’s Piccadilly Lights and screening across the CIRCA network in Los Angeles, Milan, Melbourne, New York, and Seoul every evening throughout March 2022.
To coincide with this commission, Yoko Ono has created this new time-limited edition silkscreen print. Available to purchase on CIRCA for one month only.
Available exclusively on CIRCA.ART until 31 March 2022.
CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY
Each Limited Edition comes with a stamped and dated certificate of authenticity.
To guarantee each print arrives in perfect condition, they are carefully wrapped in tissue paper, hand packaged in a heavy duty cardboard tube and delivered with a tracking number. Although we endeavour to deliver the print as soon as possible, please note that due to the process involved, they may take 1-3 months to arrive in the post following the end of March. The shipping fee is calculated at checkout.
VAT is now calculated in the checkout section in your cart and is dependent on the shipping destination. We collect import duties for the EU at checkout. If your delivery address is not within the United Kingdom or EU, you may be subject to import duties, taxes and delivery service charges, which are levied once a shipment reaches your country. Any such additional charges for customs clearance must be borne by you.
CIRCA commissions a different artist each month to present new ideas that consider our world today, circa 2022. Previous CIRCA commissioned artists include Patti Smith, Tony Cokes, David Hockney and Ai Weiwei. Discover more here.
Each month, we sell time limited and editioned prints by our exhibiting artists to generate funds for the #CIRCAECONOMY initiative – a circular model we designed to support our free public art programme and create life-changing opportunities for the wider creative community. This month, 100% of the proceeds generated by Yoko Ono's IMAGINE PEACE print will be donated to United Nations (CERF).
ABOUT YOKO ONO
Yoko Ono (b. Tokyo, 1933) is an artist, musician, and activist. Ono was the first woman admitted to the philosophy program at Gakushuin University, Tokyo, where she studied before moving to New York in 1953.
By 1960 Ono had become a vital part of the New York avant-garde and the international Fluxus movements. Her boundary-pushing early works include the pioneering feminist performance work Cut Piece, and her book of collected conceptual instructions, Grapefruit, both 1964. By 1968, Ono began collaborating in art, music, and peace activism with her partner and husband John Lennon.
As a singer and songwriter, Ono has released fourteen studio albums and eight collaborative albums, including the 1981 Grammy award winning Album of the Year, Double Fantasy. Ono's artworks and films are widely exhibited internationally and are included numerous prestigious museum and private collections. In 2009 she was awarded the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement from the Venice Biennale.
photo: Matthew Placek © Yoko Ono
ABOUT UNITED NATIONS (CERF)
CERF is a fund for all and by all managed by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA). It is one of the fastest ways to get urgent aid to the world's most vulnerable people whenever and wherever crises hit. From the global COVID-19 crisis, to ongoing crises in places like Ukraine and Yemen, to the earthquake in Haiti and cyclones in Mozambique, CERF was there - impartially, efficiently and immediately.
CERF pools contributions from across the globe into a single fund and allocates money quickly and at the most critical phases of an emergency.
Your contribution will help to save lives and reach the millions of people trapped in disasters and conflict by providing them with urgently needed food, water, health care and much more. Learn more here.