The 2007, Yoko Ono donated a skull to the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden.
Every summer, the “Yoko Ono: Wish Tree for Washington, DC” “blooms” with wishes for the future of humanity that hang on its branches visitors to the museum, while the rest of the year, Yoko Ono asks visitors to whisper wishes to tree.
) This year, due to the distance measures imposed by the pandemic, the interactive work of art will “bloom” on the Internet.
Artists are invited to share with the Washington Museum -s of wishes they have personally written, via Instagram, on hashtags #WishTree and #YokoOno.
Hiroshi Sugimoto, Ugo Rondinone, and other artists have hand written hopes for Yoko Ono's «wish tree»: https://t.co/m8aIe1HtUc pic.twit ter.com/FWZYYXvdhd
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Hirshhorn staff transfers, on strips of paper, as many wishes as possible and shares -s of the facility on social media.
Every year, at the end of the summer season, wishes are gathered and ceremoniously buried on the island of Videy in Iceland, at the foot of the Imagine Peace Tower, a monument dedicated to her husband, John Lennon. .
"It is an honor for us to work with Yoko Ono to we share the timeless message of peace " underlined, in a relevant announcement according to the APE, the director of the museum, Melissa Chiu.
For the time being, Hirshhorn has amassed more than 100. 30 wishes, including wishes by well-known artists such as Hiroshi Sugimoto and Ugo Rondinone and others.
In addition, the museum offers the opportunity to create anyone who wishes their own "Wish Tree "at home.
The installation" Yoko Ono: Wish Tree for Washington, DC "will be accessible, live or virtual, until 35 April.