Air Capsule by Yoko Ono

Not exactly sure what this is. 1st Sept 2014

http://davis-museum.blogspot.ca/2014/08/yoko-ono-imagine-peace-air-capsule_26.html

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  1. http://www.imaginepeace.com

    http://www.davismuseum.com

    Yoko Ono | Imagine Peace | Air Capsule | Davis Museum Barcelona | Guggenheim Museum

    SEPTEMBER 1 – TO THE FUTURE

    Yoko Ono, “Air Capsule”, 2014, empty plastic capsule from the “Air Dispenser”, 1971,
    Half-a-Wind Show at Guggenheim Bilbao, Spain,
    1,3 x 1,1 x 1,1 in

    ———

    CRITICAL TEXT

    Air Dispensers, 1971

    “Air Capsules, 1971/2013. 4 or 5 sweets dispensers were placed in the middle of a large room, for 2 DKKR one could get a small transparent plastic container, empty as it contained only air. I was stunned by the simplicity of the work though it also had several layers of meaning. It’s a joke on our for your convenience society and it tells us that there is no such thing as an empty space.”

    “Air Dispensers features a candy dispenser filled with seemingly empty capsules. Instead these plastic containers are filled with something valuable— air—which, according to the artist, is “the only thing we share.”

    INTERVIEW

    Imagine Peace by Yoko Ono

    What is wrong with war, is as Gandhi said: “An eye for an eye will make us all blind”.

    I’d like to see the human race wake up to the danger and futility of war as soon as possible.

    At the time, in the 60s, we thought we could change the world just like that! But it’s taking a little bit more time!

    Imagine all the people living life in peace.

    I think that that’s a very strong thing to do.
    It might be a very controversial thing to do.
    Because it’s a very powerful thing to do.

    But I think it’s all right to say that.
    I don’t think that goes against the policy of this country or anything like that.

    I think, in the end, all people in this country really want peace.

    But how to get there, some people are thinking in a different way of course.
    But imagining, that’s something that we can all do, even when we have different opinions about how to get there.

    Imagining peace, imagining peace.

    That’s okay.
    That we can all do without feeling the conflict.

    War is over if you want it
    War is over NOW

    Yoko Ono Lennon

    ———
    “Don’t Worry, Kyoko” by Yoko Ono from the brilliant 1971 avant-garde album “Fly”.

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  2. http://www.davismuseum.com

    Davis Museum | The Davis Lisboa Mini-Museum of Contemporary Art in Barcelona, was founded on Facebook in 2009, is the smallest contemporary art museum in the world, with its own permanent contemporary art collection. It is also a ready-made sculpture and collective work of art. It is a non-profit artistic project that organizes and produces exhibitions, encourages research and promotes contemporary art exhibitions.

    Davis Museum has travelling exhibitions to other cultural centers, museums and institutions, nationally and internationally, while generating debate, thought and reflection. Its mission is the selection, presentation, study, dissemination and preservation of contemporary art by emerging and renowned artists from around the world.

  3. http://www.davislisboa.com

    DAVIS LISBOA

    (1965, São Paulo, Brazil), is a Barcelona-based Hispano-Brazilian polyhedrical, multidisciplinary and globalized illustrator and contemporary artist, who works erasing the borders between graphic and fine arts, high and low culture, art and market, crafts and technology.
    Creator of the Davis Museum | The Davis Lisboa Mini-Museum of Contemporary Art in Barcelona.


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