Thursday, December 06, 2012

Billboards in Times Square spread Yoko Ono's message of peace throughout the holiday season

Art Daily Newsletter
Yoko Ono’s work IMAGINE PEACE is being featured nightly at 11:57 pm.

NEW YORK, NY.- A stunning visual message of peace greets New Yorkers and visitors to the Crossroads of the World this holiday season as part of a synchronized program on over fifteen of the largest digital screens in Times Square. Yoko Ono’s work, IMAGINE PEACE, is being featured nightly at 11:57 pm – midnight every night throughout December 30 as part of the Times Square Moment: A Digital Gallery, a presentation of the Times Square Advertising Coalition (TSAC) and Times Square Arts. IMAGINE PEACE is artist Yoko Ono’s worldwide initiative of anti-violence. In the film, “Imagine Peace” is written in 24 languages set over the tranquil imagery of a blue-sky background. The piece has now been transformed into a multi-channel work specifically for the Times Square Moment, and spreads the message of peace across Times Square's monumental screens simultaneously, filling the Crossroads of the World with 24 languages of the world. Yoko Ono said: "Every day for ... More

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