18. February 2020 - 20:00

The Imagine Peace Tower

The Imagine Peace Tower
Event location: 
Viðey island

The Imagine Peace Tower in Videy Island will be lit on 18 February, Yoko Ono´s birthday after sunset. The light of peace will illuminate the sky until the morning after.

The Imagine Peace Tower is an outdoor work of art conceived by Yoko Ono, honouring the memory of her late husband, John Lennon. The art piece is a symbol for John and Yoko’s fight for peace. The Imagine Peace Tower takes has the shape of a wishing well where the words “Imagine Peace” is written in 24 languages all around the art piece, but the English words refer to the song “Imagine” by John Lennon.

The Imagine Peace Tower was made in collaboration with Yoko Ono, Reykjavík City and Reykjavík Art Museum.