Solstice - new cycle begins
I am thinking of you this time of year.I went through and read all your names with a deep sense of wow, thank you. Heartfelt gratitude. You are the... Read more
Become a Zoeista and NYsci!
Exciting news! Muy emocionada! Today we launched a new way for you to become a member, contributor, and participant in art, science, and technology coral regeneration creations and collaborations. We... Read more
$12,500 Matching Grant #givingtuesday
Dear Backers, If you celebrated Thanksgiving, I hope it was a warm and loving time. I have some exciting news that I'm so thankful for - we have a $12,500... Read more
Zoe is in the SEA!!!!
On Sept 8, 2016, we received our final signature from the government to install Zoe in an incredible home. Zoe touched the seafloor in Cozumel, Mexico on September 23, 2016.... Read more
Update for International Women's Day
I'm a woman. I'm in another country. Let's celebrate being international! My next update was being reserved to announce installation, yet so much has happened this past year in Mexico.... Read more
I arrived in Cancun yesterday. Huge thanks to Ross Lysinger for providing US Airways buddy passes to contribute to this project. I was flying out of CA after a great... Read more
Art Exhibit in NY + Mexico
If you're in New York, come by. I'm gallery sitting Tues, Wed, Fri, and Sat. from 12-6 PM. We're on the 6th floor. Please send a message so we can... Read more
Cancun + Open Studio this Thursday
I opened my window just as flying over Punta Nizuc, where we intend to install ZOE. Close to the shore by the bit of land jutting towards you in this... Read more
We have moved next door!
Heading to Cancun Thursday. Time to mark the spot for ZOE's ocean home at Nizuc Resort and Spa. Here's one visitor's view.
From DNA-Dividing at Club Med to ZOE at... Read more
O Magazine (plus movie coming to you!)
Here's a piece hot off the Oprah magazine printing presses.
You know, I know, this project needs to be in the ocean! Please keep the positive thoughts and... Read more
Watch it Grow - Happy Chinese New Year
Welcome the Year of the Horse!
A big year for travel, and all you oxes working so hard in 2014, it will pay off. Watch out, Rats, not to get... Read more
Webcameras in 2014
Happy New Year, dear Kickstarter backers!! We are now 14. That odd pubescent year of the sophomore.
News- We received sponsorship to add webcams to the sculpture in Cancun. Thrilling!!... Read more
It was perfect weather with calm, fluid progress. So happy to say!
Fernando Orozco, the lawyer for CONANP (National Commission of Natural Protected Areas) committed to having a revised draft by... Read more
or tomorrow, depending when you read this.
I fly out Sunday to meet with everyone and visit the sculpture to move things forward in person.
When I received a draft... Read more
NOAA Seminar: June 6 Invitation
Next week please join for a live seminar with NOAA.
Art as Ecology- Coral Collaborations will be a 1 hour presentation and conversation with NOAA.
Seminar Sponsors:The... Read more
Blue Beyond Borders
I'd like to invite you to a Blue Beyond Borders event: I Heart Blue - an ocean love affair.
Wed. 7-10 PM
529 West 20th Street
New York,... Read more
Power to the New Year!
In the final days of December, I heard word that Club Med has approved our permits and contracts. Egg Nog to that! (I prefer Coconut Nog). The agreement is being... Read more
It's between me and Club Med
We are entering fall, and after more than a year of awaiting the clearance--FULL clearance, to install LSS in Cancun, the marine park director and I have come to... Read more
Permit (sooo close!)
Hello all you supportive generous, patient people,
On August 31st, I received news that SEMARNAT (govt responsiblle for permit regarding a strip of land where our cable crosses) had signed... Read more
American Natural History Museum
Happy World Ocean Weekend!
Tomorrow is the Milstein Science Series Great Barrier Reef event at the American Museum of Natural History.
From 11- 5 we will be making a steel... Read more
TEDxMonterey; theBlu in Times Square
My energy is still high and hopeful for a July or August installation. Thank you for your emotional and financial contributions and belief in me, this project and the vision. ... Read more
Here's a "Cancun Kiss" (song) to celebrate the coral refuge and all of you!
Julie Stein (conservation biologist and co-founder of The Wildlife Friendly Enterprise Network) and Aaron Raitiere... Read more
TEDxMonterey "Sea Change" -applications are open
In case you are heading to Monterey, CA this spring, or want to visit the west coast, there is an independently organized 1 day TED event on April 13, 2012.... Read more
From the Shore to the Seafloor
Exciting news! From the Shore to the Seafloor: Living Sea Sculpture deploys is a staff pick with kickstarter today. We're in row 8 right now (they move around)
here's... Read more
Holidays in December...(rewards)
it’s time to celebrate! I'm ready to offer digital print selections for all who contributed $50 and above!
Everyone is included in this update, regardless of your backing "tier," because... Read more
Thanksgiving update--TEDxWoodsHole Talk
A day for gratitude, you all helped me get to this moment:
Here is my Living Sea Sculpture talk from TEDxWoodsHole. And here are all the talks from the... Read more
TEDxWoodsHole--Amphitrite will be there!
On Oct 15th, I will be attending TEDxWoodsHole: http://tedxwoodshole.org/
Presenting a 4 minute talk and participating in the innovation lounge with an interactive coral restoration simulation and some video...
Honored... Read more
Science Pub next Tuesday
What: I will present about Biorock and Living Sea Sculpture +
The RED ROVER mobile art gallery with the LSS working model and a crafty simulation of a restored... Read more
Progress in Cancun
What a full-tilt adventure! We completed the land-build of Living Sea Sculpture. No less than 14 anchors to hold it to the seafloor once installed. Plans to... Read more
I have been here now for nearly a month, and the sun had tinted my face from the hours of working in an open air space we tried to make... Read more
To keep you all in the loop, the kickstarter funds take a couple weeks to be available. In the mean time, I'm setting up the authorization for those many of... Read more
Thank you all for reaching the goal!...and way beyond!!! The Harnisch Foundation has generously matched the kickstarter funding. Every dollar doubles, so please keep sharing the project. In 42 hours,... Read more
Our 90 days are coming to an end soon! Still $3,200 to go!!
my favorite cultural blogger, Maria Popova of Brain Pickings, featured the project this week:
The Atlantic... Read more
22days to go!!!
Yes, 22 is my favorite number and that is how many days left to raise the final $5,700.
Thank you for backing and getting the word out, for sharing your... Read more
It was so wonderful the other day to get such a superboost of support when kickstarter featured this project!! Thank you all for jumping in, spreading the word, and getting... Read more
Wild and Scenic Film Festival
I'm at the WIld and Scenic FIlm Festival in Nevada City watching some inspiring environmental films: The Broken Moon, Waste Land, Thousand Suns, Broken Bones and Gardens... Waste Land is... Read more