working on Noise Aquarium version 3.0

Working on two shows — one that should open sometime soon — maybe — at Pratt Manhattan gallery and the next, in May, at the Barbican gallery in London. The pandemic is changing everything and very much influencing how I am approaching the work.

Planktons produce up to 80% of the oxygen we breathe and underwater noise is destroying many species but also impacting the plankton at the bottom of the food chain. We are drwoing in the consumerist noise driven by fossil fuels and plastic…. MORE here

So, ditching the VR glasses and the interactive platform — focus is on the immersive sound, animations and AR. The test I did at the EDA is promising!

01-02-2022

New Moon

8 years ago — OCTOPUS MANDALA — at Coney Island, NY

I am pretty sure that the person wearing the octopus crown is Arlene Lister. Today she same over with her dog Nancy who will be staying with us for a couple of weeks. She is off to Canada to visit with her sick mother amidst the omicron wave, extreme climate and general crazy… we need to go back to the source and connect to the Other — the embodied intelligence.

01-01-2022

Started 2022 with a 22 minute BREATH Library meditation with Anna Nacher —

Nina Sobell, Linda Cassidy, Susan Quasha, Claire Farago, Biljana Tomić, Roxanne Fischer, Annuradha, Clarissa Riberio, Eli TC, Jim Gimzewski and some new people joined — 21 of us shared our breaths over the networks.

At the end of the event, Clarissa revealed that it was her birthday and she chose to do this with us — I felt touched and honored.

HOX ZODIAC: honoring the Rabbit!

Tomorrow we are honoring the RABBIT with an incredible group of humans born under that animal sign! Par Badani, Marta de Menezes, Robertina Sebjanic, James Gimzewski snd others on the wheel honoring them – Anna Nacher, Xtine Boroughs- to name a few! Siddharth is in India and will join from there! Wherever you are – tune in and join us!

Hox Zodiac: TIGER!

TODAY! HOX ZODIAC!

Join the Animal gathering to honor the TIGER!

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 3RD / Year of the OX, 20219:00 AM – 10:30 PM PST

Victoria Vesna & Siddharth Ramakrishnan invite you to the Live hybrid breakfast / lunch / dinner to EAT or be EATEN as we gather with featured tigers to honor the endangered mighty TIGER!

Featuring tigresses across the globe: Rama Chandrasekhar (India), Xtine Burrough (USA), Lili Anamarija No (Slovenia) and Rewa Wright (Australia) + guests: Rachel Finkelstein (tiger), Patricia Watts (rat), Lindy Ransom and CC Wright (snakes).

Learn more about how you can prepare your meal and eat as a community across timezones while indulging in storytelling around the legend of the Tiger.This is a series of Monthly Animal Gatherings, as we move around the Wheel of the Chinese Zodiac. LIVE STREAM