Yoko Ono's Wishing Tree Flashback

January 21, 2017  •  Leave a Comment

I read in an online article that the Guggenheim Museum in New York City is hosting a short term installment of Yoko Ono's Wishing Tree art installation for this weekend only (1/20 - 1/22) in honor of the Women's March on Washington. The exhibition started back in 1996 and has travelled the world collecting over a million wishes that are being archived in the Imagine Peace Tower in Iceland. 

It reminded me that in 2012 I stumbled across this installation at the Serpentine Gallery in London, wrote my own wish and spent some time reading what others wished. 

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Some people wished for universal things like love and world peace...

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Some people wanted to roll back time...

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Others has wishes for themselves 

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Many wished were from visitors from other countries (let me know if you know what these say)...

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But most were little notes expressing whatever people were feeling in that moment...

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And my favorite one was this one...

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Who wouldn't wish for more of that. 

If you get down to the Guggenheim this weekend please send me a picture of some wishes, I'd love to see them.

Even if you don't get down there feel free to let me know on my photography facebook page  WHAT IS YOUR WISH? 

Today I wish for wisdom, unity, peace, inclusion, diversity, kindness, the ability to use my passion and talents to do good for others and above all LOVE. 

Stay Inspired, 

DeAngela 

 


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