About

Patricia Werneck Ribas (BR/NL)

Award-winning photographer and video artist, Patricia W. Ribas studied Photography at the Fotoacademie and Audio Visual Arts at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy (BFA). She has been teaching Photography since 2007 and her personal work has been shown in several (international) exhibitions and festivals. Next to her artistic practice, she creates photos and videos for cultural organizations.

Education

2009-2014 Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Audio Visual Arts, BFA
2008 Histories and Theories of Photography, Leiden University
2001-2005 Fotoacademie Amsterdam, Photography
1998 Universidade de Sāo Paulo, Language and Literature

Exhibitions/Screenings

2020
Tribal Affairs @ Gstaadfilm/Ireland
Limited edition publication of Blemishes and Flaws @ Dear Dave Magazine

Some things will be all right @BigArt, Hembrug (NL), Curated by Anne van der Zwaag
Tribal Affairs @
Leiden Shorts, Leiden (NL)
Museum DE Lakenhal, Decolonizing the Eco_Hero: Representations of a Collective Movement, panel discussion with Nadir Bouhmouch (dir. Timnadin N Rif, 2017) and Patricia W. Ribas, moderated by Dr. Lana Askari, Leiden (NL)
Tribal Affairs @Cannes Short Film Festival, Cannes (FR)
; Bideodromo, Bilbao (ES); 
Kansk Video Festival, Kansk (RU)
; Strangelove Time-Based Media Festival, Folkestone (EN); 
Video and Experimental Film Festival Ecrã, RJ (BR)
; Prospects and Concepts, Art Rotterdam, Feb 2020 (NL), Curated by Johan Gustavsson.

2019
BYOB @ Upstream Gallery Amsterdam
Head (of a Woman) @Josilda da Conceição Gallery, Amsterdam (NL)

2018
Recipient of the grant “Werkbijdrage Jong Talent” from the Mondriaan Fund
Caterpillar @Josilda da Conceição Gallery, Amsterdam (NL)

2017
Blemishes and Flaws @Josilda da Conceição Gallery, Amsterdam (NL)
Not enough @Enjoy Your File, Download Your Life_Het Bos, Antwerp (BE); Museum DE Pont, Tilburg (NL); Amsterdam Academy of Architecture (NL); Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht (NL); Dortmund U (DE); East China Normal University, Shanghai (CN); Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy, Amsterdam (NL); Museum de Fundatie, Zwolle (NL); Museum Hilversum (NL); Sandberg Instituut, Amsterdam (NL); De School, Amsterdam (NL); WOW, Amsterdam (NL)
Jubileum Tentoonsteling_WG Kunst, Amsterdam (NL)
Nasty Women Exhibition_Josilda de Conceição Gallery, Amsterdam (NL)
Beroep: Moeder_ Public Library (OBA) Mercatorplein, Amsterdam (NL)

2016
The Wave @
World at a Crossroads-Open Call, Wake up Call_ Reykjavik International Film Festival (IS); National Gallery of Iceland, Reykjavik (IS); Art Museum of Nanjing University of the Arts (CN); Amsterdam Academy of Architecture (NL); Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht (NL); Dortmund U (DE); East China Normal University, Shanghai (CN); Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy, Amsterdam (NL); Museum de Fundatie, Zwolle (NL); Museum Hilversum (NL); Sandberg Instituut, Amsterdam (NL); WOW, Amsterdam (NL)
BYOB @Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (NL)
Ia @Colon: Culo o Conquista? Club Cultural Matienzo, Buenos Aires (AR); Manifesta, Amsterdam (NL); Fundacion Gilberto Alzate Avendañ0, Bogota (CO)

2015

Native Colors @5th Pune Short Film Festival(IN); Goa Short Film Festival (IN); Mostra de Cinema da Amazonia (MICA), Manaus (BR)
A Casting @Lokaal WV15, Amsterdam (NL)
Ophelia? @Festival do Minuto Offline (BR)
Ophelia @Lokaal WV15, Amsterdam (NL)

Randomness @Vergankelijkheid_Punt WG, Amsterdam (NL)
Jan Hoek Portrait_ Mondriaan Fonds,Art Rotterdam, Rotterdam (NL)
Blossom! @Cloud Art, Amsterdam (NL)

2014
Native Colors @Cannes Short Film Festival (FR)
Not enough @Amphibious fish that have the ability to locomote on land_Noord-Holland Biennale, Hotel Maria Kapel, Hoorn (NL)

Graduation Show_ Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam (NL)
VAV Eindexamen_Eye Film Institute, Amsterdam (NL)
Hysteria @Constant Companion_ Rietveld In de Oude Kerk, Amsterdam (NL)

2013
Everyzzing_Lokaal VW15, Amsterdam (NL)
Hesterveld Storage Space_ Amsterdam (NL)

2012
Crash_ Gallery Windkracht 13, Den Helder (NL)
Heesterveld Storage Space_Amsterdam (NL)

2011
Self-Representations_ Lokaal WV15, Amsterdam

2010
Snap to Grid_LACDA-Los Angeles Center for Digital Art
Flow_ Chillerie Gallery, Amsterdam
Publiek_ The public as curator, Studio Pulchri, The Hague
Grid Photo Festival_ Lokaal WV15, Amsterdam

2009
A Month of Sundays (solo), Artist in Residence Production Exhibition, Fiskars (FI)
Personally Political, Contemporary-Sensation_ Art House Tacheles, Berlin (DE)
Deadline_Villa Nuts, The Hague (NL)

2008
Face-On_ Fotomuseum Antwerpen, Antwerp (BE)
Study for Love-making (solo) WM Gallery, Amsterdam (NL)

2007
Best of Arles Portfolio Prize,_Farmani Gallery, Los Angeles
Museum Nacht_ Oude Kerk, Amsterdam
Best Portfolio_Cloitre Saint-Trophime, Arles (FR)
Vice-Versa_ Castillo Santa Catalina, Cadiz (ES)

Awards / Grants / Nominations
Art Color Digital Cinema International Film Festival: Semi-Finalist (2020)
Recipient of the grant “Werkbijdrage Jong Talent” from the Mondriaan Fund (2018)
Nomination in the Fine Art category at the 10th International Color Awards (2017)
Golden USB, The One Minutes Festival (2016)
Best Video “Water” theme, Festival do Minuto, Brazil (2015)
Nomination in the Portrait and Fine Art categories at the Photography Masters Cup (2009)
PANL Sony Awards, Silver Medal, People and Portraits (2008)
Best Portfolio Exhibition, Arles (2007)
Prix de la Photographie Paris-Third Place Public Choice Award (2007)

Talks / Lectures
Leiden Shorts, Leiden (NL)
Museum DE Lakenhal, Panel Discussion, Leiden(NL)
Kansk Video Festival, Kansk (RU)
Video and Experimental Film
Festival Ecrã, RJ (BR)

Residency
Fiskars Artist In Residence (FI)
Other Education
2009 History of Art, Vrije Academy Amsterdam
2008 Philosophy and Modern Art, Vrije Academie
2007 Masterclass with Eric Baudelaire, Arles (FR)
2005 Internship Studio Erwin Olaf

Awards and Nominations

Nomination in the Fine Art category at the 10th International Color Awards (2017)
Best Video “Water” theme, Festival do Minuto, Brazil (2015)
Nomination in the Portrait and Fine Art categories at the Photography Masters Cup, 5th Annual (2009)
PANL Sony Awards, silver medal, People and Portraits (2008)
Best Portfolio Exhibition, Arles (2007)
Prix de la Photographie Paris-Third Place Public Choice Award (2007)

Residency

2009 Fiskars Artist In Residence, Finland

Other Education

2009 History of Art, Vrije Academy Amsterdam
2008 Philosophy and Modern Art, Vrije Academie
2007 Masterclass with Eric Baudelaire, Arles (FR)
2005 Internship Studio Erwin Olaf