Vivek was born in 1964 in Trishur, Kerala. Vilasini trained as a Marine Radio Officer, All India Marine College, Kochi. He has a BA in Political Science from Kerala University, 1984 and studied Sculptural practices from Traditional Craftsmen, 1987.
Group shows include, among others, Arts for Peace, curated by Claudia Flynn and Troy West, New York 2007.
A Compensation for What Has been Lost, curated by Johnny ML 2006.
Waging Peace, Curated by Claudia Flynn and Troy West, Hera Art Gallery, Rhode Island 2006.
Satyagraha: Indian and South African Artists, Curated by Jayaram Poduval, New Delhi & Dublin 2006.
Double Enders, Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore and Kochi 2005 Exhibition of Drawings, Dravidia Gallery, Kochi, 2002.
Alliance Francaise, Six Artist group. Dubai, 1998.
Photographic Exhibition. Sharjah Art Museum, 1997.
Six Artist group, Sharjah Art Museum, 1996 Alliance Francaise, Dubai, 1996.
His works wre selected by M.F. Husain at Vadhera Art Gallery and Rabindra Bhavan, Delhi, 1991.
Participations include The Reap Project, London, 2005; Eternal Recurrence. Delhi, 2005; Sharjah Biennale, 1999; UAE Fine Arts Society Annual Exhibition at Sharjah Art Museum, 1998 and Sharjah Biennale, 1997, among others.
He currently lives and works in Bangalore.