DC -- Hirshhorn Museum (Outside) -- Exhibit: Wish Tree for Washington, D.C.:
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WISHTR_090704_02.JPG: Yoko Ono
Wish Tree for Washington, DC
Live tree and mixed media
Yoko Ono has been a prolific artist and notable figure in the art world since the 1960s. Throughout her career, she had created innovative forms of music, performance, poetry, experimental film, and visual art. Her works are primarily intended to be transformative and experiential in nature and require participants in order to be realized fully.
The Wish Tree series, begun in 1996, continues in this interactive tradition. Please use the paper and string provided in this box to write a wish and tie it to the tree. When the tree is full, the wishes will be collected and sent to the artist and then to the Peace Tower that Ono has created in Reykjavik, Iceland.
Please be gentle when tying wishes to the tree.
Multicultural understand + peace.
I wish peace over the world, like no more wars!
I wish that fairies were real
Age - 5
My wish is for all solider [sic] return home
WISHTR_090704_60.JPG: Wish (on the tree next to the Wish Tree):
I wish I was as cool as the wishing tree.
I wish every child could realize their true talents & passion in life.
I wish I could be a [sic] actress and a singer on Disney Channel.
I wish that I could be a [sic] actress on disney chanel [sic]
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