Yoko Ono in Dublin for Amnesty International talks about her life and career.
Yoko Ono speaks about her childhood in Japan witnessing the bombing of Tokyo, arriving in New York beginning to work as a conceptual artist, and moving to "swinging" London where she met and married John Lennon.
Yoko Ono recalls being invited to participate in The Destruction in Art Symposium in London in 1966 and being excited by what was going on in the city. She describes meeting John Lennon.
The first impression I had of him was that he was a very, very attractive, beautiful guy.
Yoko Ono was in Dublin as the guest of honour at the Art for Amnesty Exhibition at the Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA) in Kilmainham. U2 guitarist Edge provides a brief tour of the exhibition. He talks about U2's close affinity with Amnesty International and the importance of freedom of expression in the creation of art.
This episode of the Late Late Show was broadcast on 7 May 2004. The presenter is Pat Kenny.