BRANKA RIDICKI

CURRICULUM VITAE

EDUCATION
1990/1996 BA and MA History of Art and Italian Language and Literature, Zagreb University, Croatia
   
SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2016 Faces of the City, Vladimir Filakovac gallery, Zagreb, HR
Vrata grada/City Gate,Kapetanova kula gallery, Zadar, HR
2015 Cityskapes and Fort, Frames, Colombo Fashion Resort, Galle, SL
2014 Stories about Cities, Paradise Road gallery, Colombo SL
Stories about Cities, Saskia Fernando gallery, Galle, SL
2012 Urban Traces II, Kapetanova Kula gallery, Zadar, HR
2011 Urban Traces, Town Library, Komiža, Island Vis, HR
Urban Traces, Kapetanova Kula gallery, Zadar, HR
2010 Viaggio, Museum of Ancient Glass, Zadar, HR
2008 Branka Ridicki at Khan El Maghraby gallery, Cairo, ET
2007 Viaggio,Mahmoud Mokhtar Museum, Mahmoud Mokhtar Cultural Centre, Cairo, ET
2003 The Colour of Silence, Finomenal gallery, Colombo, SL
   
COLLABORATIVE PROJECTS 
2016 Branka Ridicki and Kavan Balasuriya, Barefoot Gallery, Colombo, SL  
2015 Three persons exhibition with Jasna Barisic and Andrea Musa, Branislav Deskovic gallery, Bol, island Brac, HR
Three persons exhibition with Jasna Barisic and Andrea Musa, Forth George gallery, Town Vis, island Vis, HR
Two-person exhibition with Jasna Barisic, Kapetanova kula gallery, Zadar, HR
 
2014 Hvar Heritage Museum, Zvjezda mora gallery, with Jasna Barisic, Town Hvar, Hvar, HR  
     
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS                                                         
2018 Lisburn City Municipal gallery, Lisburn, NIR (upcoming)
2017 International Visual Arts Exhibition 2017, JDA Perera Gallery, Colombo, SL
2016 Collective Identity, The Text gallery, Jayasuriya Center, Colombo, SL
Untitled, JDA Perera gallery, Colombo, SL
Untitled, Barefoot gallery, Colombo, SL
Zadar 2016, Annual Exhibition of Members of Croatian Association of Visual Artists, Gradska Straža Gallery, Zadar, HR
2015 Zadar 2015, Annual Exhibition of Members of Croatian Association of Visual Artists, Gradska Straža Gallery, Zadar, HR
2014 Zadar 2014, Annual Exhibition of Members of Croatian Association of Visual Artists, Ducal Palace, Zadar, HR
2013 Nomads - Time Travel (The Changing Patterns of Culture), Old Town Hall, Pettah, with CoCA group, Colombo, SL
French Spring Festival, Mural at BMICH building, presented by the Alliance Francaise de Kotte in Colombo with CoCA group, Colombo, SL
2012  Project February 29th 2012, Kunsthalle Hannover, Hannover, DE
2011 Wish You Were Here 10, A.I.R. Gallery's Annual Postcard Show, A.I.R. Gallery, New York, USA
2010 Zadar 2010, Annual Exhibition in Honor of celebration of st. Krševan's Day, Gradska Straža Gallery, Zadar, HR
Exhibition of Members of Croatian Association of Visual Artists, Kapetanova kula Gallery, Zadar, HR
2009 Wish You Were Here 8, A.I.R. Gallery's Annual Postcard Show, A.I.R. Gallery, New York, USA
2008 Metart, Zadar, HR
Internacionalni Bienale slikara i kipara – Mediteran 2008, (International Biennale of Sculptors and Painters - Mediterranean 2008), Town Museum of Trogir - Gallery Cate Duišin Ribar, Trogir, Croatia; Hazu - Palace Milesi, Split, HR
East-West @ dar Alanda gallery, five women artists, Dar Alanda gallery, Amman, JOR
2007 Graffiti Festival, workshop and exhibition, Mahmoud Mokhtar Museum, Mahmoud Mokhtar Cultural Center, Cairo, ET
El Hakeeba (The Bag), workshop and exhibition, Alexandria Atelier, Alexandria, ET
Dialogues, Part I: The Elements, Art space center - Cultural Centre „Aris Garoufalidis“, with ConnectingArt, Ptolemaida, GR
Cultural events in the Old City of Xanti - Visual walk in the old town of Xanthi with the CA, Town Museum, Town Library, streets, squares… with ConnectingArt group, Xanthi, GR
2006 10th Cairo International Biennale, Cairo, ET
Red sky, Cultural Multimedia Centre Cilaos, with ConnectingArt group, Cilaos, Reunion, FR
Red, “bis 13” gallery, with ConnectingArt Group, St. Pierre, Reunion Island, FR
Dialogues, Part I: The Elements, „Vlassis“ gallery, with ConnectingArt group, Thessaloniki, GR
The New Esperanto, project Connecting People, Connecting Cultures, with ConnectingArt group, New York, USA
2005 Biennale Internazionale dell´Arte Contemporanea, Florence, IT
2004 ConnectingArt in Zadar, Public Museum, Gradska straža Gallery, Zadar, HR
2002 Studio Palazzi Gallery, Venice, IT
2001 Bertrand Kass Gallery, Innsbruck, A
   
ART FESTIVALS AND BIENNALS 
2017 International Visual Arts Exhibition 2017, JDA Perera Gallery, Colombo, 2017  
2016 Imago Mundi Sri Lanka, Benetton Foundation, curator Amanullah Mojadidi, SL  
2013 French Spring Festival, Colombo, SL  
2008 Mediterranean Biennale 2008, Trogir Town Museum, Trogir; Hazu-Milesi Palace, Split, HR  
2007 Graffiti Festival, Mahmoud Mokhtar Museum, Cairo, ET
El Hakeeba (The Bag), Alexandria Atelier, Alexandria, ET
 
2006 10th Cairo International Biennale, Cairo, ET   
2005 Biennale Internazionale dell'Arte Contemporanea, Florenze, IT  
     
DOCUMENTARIES
2014 Past is Another Country, eight 30-minutes documentaries on the art and culture in the first half of 20th century, Associate producer
2010 Quest for Sanctity, 7 x 52 minutes documentaries on position of religions in contemporary world, Executive Producer
2003 Viaggio, 50 minutes documentary on Croatian missionary Filip Vezdin in India in 18th century, Co-writer and Co-director with Daniel Ridicki
2002 Daramshala, 26 minutes documentary film, part of Silent Voices documentary series on position of minorities and individuals in India and Pakistan, Writer and director
2001 Letters to Silvije, 30 minutes documentary film on life of Croatian poet S.S. Krancevic, Co-director with Daniel Ridicki
1995 Women of Pakistan, Two 45 minutes documentary films on position of women in Pakistan presented on International Congress for Women Rights in Beijing, production of United Nations, Pakistan, Researcher and Associate Producer
1991-1994 Pax Christi, History of Christian Missions, 6 x 45 minutes documentary series on interreligious and intercultural dialogue in Asia, production of Croatian Television, Zagreb, Researcher and Associate Producer
More at www.ridicki.net
   
TEACHING  
2003 History of Art and History of Interior Design, Academy od Design, Colombo, SL
   
CATALOGUES
2017 cat. 'Re-Imagining Ceylon, Contemporary Artists from Sri Lanka', Imago Mundi, curator Amanullah Mojadidi, Luciano Benetton Collection, Fabrica, 2017, SL
2016 exh. cat. 'Faces of the City', Vladimir Filakovac Gallery, November 21 - December 8, text by Iva Koerbler, Zagreb, HR
exh. cat. 'Vrata grada/City Gate', Kapetanova kula Gallery, August 8 - August 25, text by Marijana Paula Ferenčić, Zadar, HR
exh. cat. 'Manifest', Barefoot Gallery, June 30 - July 17, Colombo, SL
exh. cat. 'Untitled', Barefoot Gallery, March 30 - April 17, Colombo, Sl
exh. cat. Collective Identity', The Text Gallery, July 1 - July 10, Colombo, SL
exh. cat. 'Untitled', JDA.Perera Gallery, August 10 - August 14, Colombo, SL
cat. 'Zadar 2016', Annual Exhibition of Members of Croatian Association of Visual Artists, Gradska Straža Gallery, Zadar, HR
2015 cat. 'Zadar 2015', Annual Exhibition of Members of Croatian Association of Visual Artists, Gradska Straža Gallery, Zadar, HR
2014 exh. cat. 'Stories about Citiies', Paradise Road Gallery, May 22 - June 13, Colombo, SL
cat. 'Zadar 2014', Annual Exhibition of Members of Croatian Association of Visual Artists, Ducal Palace, Zadar, HR
2011 exh. cat.'Urban Traces', Kapetanova Kula Gallery, Zadar, June 16 - June 30, text by Darja Radovič Mahečić Ph. D
2010 exh. cat. 'Viaggio', Museum of Anciant Glass, Zadar, text by Darja Radovič Mahečić Ph. D, Zadar, HR
cat. 'Zadar 2010', Annual exhibition in Honor of Celebratio of St. Krševan's Day, Gradska Straža Gallery, Zadar, HR
2008 exh. cat. 'East and West', Dar Al-Anda Gallery, July 23 - August 14, text by Mohamed Alameri, Amman, JOR
cat. 'International Biennial of Sculptors and Painters - Mediterranean 2008', September 9 - September 23, text by Tonko Maroević, Trogir, HR
2007 cat. 'El Hakiba (Baggage)', L'Atelier D'Alexandrie, Exhibition and Workshop, curator Mohammad Abou Elnaga, Alexandria, ET
Natayla Teymour, L'art de vider son sac, Al Ahram, April 2007
2006 cat.10th Cairo International Biennial, Cairo, ET
exh. cat.'Connecting Art at the UN', UN Headquarters, curator: Thalia Vrachopulos, Ph. D, New York, USA
exh. cat.'Project Dialogues, Part I: The Elements', Vlassis Art.Com, text by Darja Radovič Mahečić Ph. D, Tessaloniki, GR
exh. cat. 'Red Sky by Connecting Art', Saint-Pierre, La Reunion, FR
2005 cat. 'Biennale Internazionale dell'Arte Contemporanea', Florence, IT
2004 exh. cat.'Connecting Art in Zadar', Gradska Straža Gallery, Zadar, HR
   
COLLECTIONS
Museum of Ancient Glass, Zadar, HR
Dar Al-Anda Gallery, Amman, JOR
Vladimir Filakovac Gallery, Zagreb, HR