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Education

BA and MA, History of Art and Italian Language and Literature, Zagreb University, Croatia


Solo Exhibitions

2016     

Faces of the City, Vladimir Filakovac Gallery, Zagreb, HR
Vrata grada/City Gate, Kapetanova Kula Gallery, Zadar, HR


2015     

Cityskapes and Forts, Colombo Fashion Week Resort, Frames, Landesi Villa, Galle, SL


2014     

Stories About Cities, Saskia Fernando Gallery, Galle, SL
Stories About Cities, Paradise Road Gallery, Colombo, SL


2012     

Urban Traces II, Kapetanova Kula Gallery, Zadar, HR


2011     

Urban Traces, Kapetanova Kula Gallery, Zadar, HR

Urban Traces, Town Library, Komiza, Island Vis, HR


2010     

Viaggio, Museum of Ancient Glass, Zadar, HR


2008     

Branka Ridicki at Khan El Maghraby, Khan El Maghraby Gallery, Cairo, ET


2007     

Viaggio, Mahmoud Mokhtar Museum, Mahmoud Mokhtar Cultural Centre, Cairo, ET
Graffiti, Portrait Gallery, Cairo, ET


2003     

The Colours of Silence, Finomenal Gallery, Colombo, SL



Collaborative Projects

2018

Manifestations of Space, Four-persons exhibition with Jasna Barisic, Andrea Musa, and Tommy Barr, Lisburn City Municipal Gallery, Lisburn, Belfast, NIR 
Manifestations of Space, Four-persons exhibition with Jasna Barisic, Andrea Musa, and Tommy Barr, Nin Arheological Museum, Nin, HR 


2017

Ocean Sea, inspired by Alessandro Baricco's book “Ocean Sea”, Almayer Gallery, with Jasna Barisic, Andrea Musa and Carsten Weck, Zadar, HR


2016

Manifest, Two-persons exhibition with Kavan Balasuriya, Barefoot Gallery, Colombo, SL


2015

Faces of Earth, Two-persons exhibition with Jasna Barisic, Kapetanova Kula Gallery, Zadar, HR
Faces of Earth, Three persons exhibition with Jasna Barisic and Andrea Musa, Branislav Deskovic Fine Art Gallery, Bol, island Brac, HR
Faces of Earth, Three persons exhibition with Jasna Barisic and Andrea Musa, Forth George Gallery, Town Vis, island Vis, HR


2014

Traces, two-person exhibition with Jasna Barisic, Hvar Heritage Museum, Town Hvar, Hvar, HR



Group Exhibitions
2018 

Selection from the gallery collection, Vladimir Filakovac Gallery, Zagreb, HR
Zadar 2018, Annual Exhibition of Members of Croatian Association of Visual Artists, Gradska loža Gallery, Zadar, HR 


2017

International Visual Arts Exhibition 2017, JDA Perera Gallery, Colombo, SL


2016

Collective Identity, The Text Gallery, Jayasuriya Center, Colombo, SL
Untitled, JDA Perera Art Gallery, Colombo, SL
Untitled, Bearfoot Gallery, Colombo, SL
Imago Mundi Sri Lanka, Benetton Foundation, curator Amanullah Mojadidi, 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

Time Travel – The Changing Patterns of Culture – Pettah, Old Town Hall, Pettah, Colombo, SL
French Spring 2013, Mural at BMICH building, presented by the Alliance Française de Kotte in Colombo, 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, NewYork, USA


2008

Mediterranean Biennale 2008, Town Museum of Trogir - Cate Duišin Ribar Gallery, Trogir, HR; 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, Greece 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 CA (ConnectingArt group), Xanthi, GR


2006

10th Cairo International Biennale, Cairo, ET
Red sky, Cultural Multimedia Centre Cilaos, with CA (ConnectingArt group), Cilaos, Reunion, FR
Dialogues, Part I: The Elements, Vlassis Gallery, with CA (ConnectingArt group), Thessaloniki, GR
Connecting People, Connecting Cultures, with CA (ConnectingArt group), United Nations Headquarters, New York, USA


2005

Biennale Internazionale dell´Arte Contemporanea, Florence, IT


2004

ConnectingArt in Zadar, Public Museum, Gradska straža Gallery, with CA (ConnectingArt group), Zadar, HR


2002

Studio Palazzi Gallery, Venice, IT


2001

Bertrand Kass Gallery, Innsbruck, A



Art Festivals and Biennials
2017

International Visual Arts Exhibition 2017, JDA Perera Gallery, Colombo, SL


2016

Imago Mundi Sri Lanka, Benetton Foundation, curator Amanullah Mojadidi, SL


2013

French Spring Festival 2013, Colombo, SL


2008

Mediterranean Biennale 2008, Town Museum Trogir, Trogir; Hazu – Milesi Palace, Split, HR


2007

Graffiti Festival, Mahmoud Mokhtar Museum, Mahmoud Mokhtar Cultural Center, Kairo, ET El Hakeeba (The Bag), workshop, Alexandria Atelier, Alexandria, ET


2006

10th Cairo International Biennale, Cairo, ET


2005

Biennale Internazionale dell´Arte Contemporanea, Florence, IT



Artist Residency

2015

Colombo Fashion Week in partnership with ARTRA Magazine, CFW Frame, Cityskapes and Forts, Landesi Villa, Galle, SL


2018

Glass fusion workshop, Museum of Ancient Glass, Zadar, HR



Documentaries
2014 

The Past is Another Country, eight 30-minute documentaries on the art and culture of Sri Lanka in the first half of the 20th century,     Associate Producer


2011 

Traces, 22-minute documentary film, Producer


2010 

Quest for Sanctity, seven 52-minute documentaries on the position of religions in the contemporary world, Executive Producer


2003 

Viaggio, a 50-minute documentary on the Croatian missionary Filip Vezdin in India in the 18th century, Co-writer and Co-director     with Daniel Ridicki


2002 

Daramshala, a 26-minute documentary film, part of the Silent Voices documentary series on the position of minorities and individuals in India and Pakistan, Writer and director


2001 

Letters to Silvije, a 30-minute documentary film on the life of the Croatian poet S.S. Krancevic, Co- director with Daniel Ridicki


1995 

Women of Pakistan, two 45-minute documentary films on the position of women in Pakistan presented at the International Congress for Women Rights in Beijing, production of United Nations, Pakistan, Researcher and Associate Producer


1991-1994 

Pax Christi, History of Christian Missions, a series of six 45-minute documentaries on inter-religious and intercultural dialogue in Asia, production of Croatian Television, Zagreb, Researcher and Associate Producer



Catalogues

2019 cat. 'Branka Ridicki', texts by Iva Koerbler, Marijana Paula Ferenčić and Darja Radovič Mahečić, New Delhi, IN

2018 cat. 'Annual Exhibition of Members of Croatian Association of Visual Artists 2018', Gradska loža Gallery,

         November 22 - December 10, Zadar, HR 

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’, J.D.A. 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 Cities’, 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, June 16 - June 30, text by Darja Radovič Mahečić, Zadar, HR
2010 exh. cat. ‘Viaggio’, Museum of Ancient Glass, October 20 - November 10, Zadar, HR
         cat. 'Zadar 2010', Annual Exhibition in Honor of celebration 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, Aman, JOR
         cat. 'Mediteranean Biennale 2008', September 9 - September 23, text by Tonko Marojević, Trogir, HR
2007 cat. 'El Hakiba (Baggage)', exhibition and workshop, curator Mohamed Abou Elnaga, Alexandria, ET
2006 cat. '10th Cairo International Biennale', Cairo, ET
         exh. cat. ‘Connecting Art at the UN', curator Thalia Vrachopoulos, New York, USA
         exh. cat. 'Connecting Art at Tessaloniki' - Project 'Dialogues, Part I: The Elements', text by Darja Radovič Mahečić, Tessaloniki, 

         GR
         exh. cat. ‘Red Sky by Connecting Art Group', Saint-Pierre, La Reunion, FR
2005 cat. 'Biennale Internazionale dell'Arte Contemporanea', Florence, IT



Publications and Press
2016 Guido Quien, Branka Ridicki's Exhibition Faces of the City in Vladimir Filakovac Gallery, Hrvatsko slovo, December, 2016

         Ante Rogić, Branka Ridicki Travels through time and space, Zadarski list, August, 2016
         Gopitha Kiribandara, Branka Ridicki: The Artist’s Vision of a Unified Existance, Esteem Prime Magazine, Colombo,      

         February/March
         Azara Jaleel, Branka Ridicki, Travel, Art and Design, Artra Magazine, Colombo, December/January, 2016
2015 Ante Rogić, Faces of Earth in Kapetanova Kula Gallery, Zadarski list, August, 2015
         Azara Jaleel, Cityscapes and Forts by Branka Ridicki, Artra Magazine, Colombo, October/November, 2015
         Colombo Fashion Week introduces ‘CFW Frame’, Daily Mirror, Colombo, October, 2015
2014 The Colourful Travels of Branka Ridicki, Daily Mirror, Colombo, May, 2014
          Stories About Cities: Artist Statement by Branka Ridicki, Artra Magazine, May, 2014
2012 Urbani tragovi 2 in Kapetanova Kula Gallery, Večernji list, August, 2012
2011 Nikola Markulin, ‘Urban Traces’ of Light and Mrditerranean, Zadarski list, July, 2011
2010 Nikola Markulin, Branka Ridicki's Exhibition in Museum of Ancient glass, Interview, Donat, Zadarski List, September, 2010
         Mia Knežević, The Art of Traveling: Branka Ridicki, Ezadar, Zadar Internet Portal (web.), September, 2010.
2008 Šefik Nadarević, Branka Ridicki, Native Zadar citizen curently living in Cairo, Interview, Donat, Zadarski list, August, 2008
2007 Dina Kabil, L'art de vider son sac, Al Ahram, Kairo, April, 2007
2006 Jadranka Jureško-Kero, Croatian Artists at the exhibition in United Nation Headquarters in New York, Croatian Chronicle, July, 2006
2004 Drago Štambuk, Exhibition as a Tribute to Zadar, Hrvatsko slovo, August, 2004



Teaching

2003 Lecturer of History of Art and History of Interior Design, Academy of Design, Colombo, Sri Lanka