Jim Ricks

Jim Ricks

La Gran Pelota, Sesiones Publicas, St Agustín, La Lisa, Cuba with LASA, August 2017

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Forever that, Biquini Wax, Mexico City, 2017

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Ricks – Richter, 2017

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Centro de Ontología Nacional, Casa Maauad, Mexico City, Mexico, December 2016 – January 2017


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Um... (from We Don't Know series), Mural in Santa Maria la Ribera, Mexico City, with René Hernández, 2016


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Future Artist-Maker, Derry, Limerick, and Madrid, November 2016 – 2017


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>> Poster publication 'Here Comes the Summer' with text by Matt Packer and Declan Long on the back, by CCA Derry ~ Londonderry <<

"Carpet Bombing", Telling Lies, Rua Red, Tallaght, curated by Paul McAree, April – May 2015; Futures Anthology, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin, November – December 2015; Creative Centenaries, Ulster Museum, Belfast NI, June– September 2016


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Life's a Beach (Art Imitates Life), gable end mural, Abercorn Rd. Derry NI, 2016. Supported by a FabLab Nerve Centre residency co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union, and UV Arts.

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In Search of the Truth, a long-term, public, collaborative Cause Collective project with Ryan Alexiev, myself, Will Sylvester, and Hank Willis Thomas. Our giant inflatable speech-bubble video recording booth is travelling the world looking for peoples' truths. So far we've been to Ireland, Afghanistan, Cape Town, Miami, Silicon Valley, Cleveland, Brooklyn, a 2016 US tour, and a number of places in between.


The Bush Bazaar, Video, Chapters in a series of videos about my experience in Afghanistan, Kabul, Afghanistan, April 2015


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May 18th 2016 marks the 10 year Anniversary of the Closure of the Fruit of the Loom Factory in Buncrana and all I got was this Lousy T shirt, flag and event, Buncrana Town Council, Co. Donegal, 18 May 2016. Supported by a FabLab Nerve Centre residency co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union.


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Tayto Peace Process, Proposed mural for Derry, Northern Ireland, 2016 (unrealised) #fooddoodz


Ultimate 3-in-1 Irish Painting Mash-up (Scully, Scott, le Brocquy). Acrylic and gold leaf on canvas, boxes of tea, and intervention. September 2015


Alien Invader Super Baby (Synchromaterialism IV), Solo exhibition, Onomatopee, Eindhoven, May – June 2015


Bubblewrap Game: Hugh Lane, Solo exhibition, Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, October 2013 – February 2014


Thank You For Your Submission, Leixlip Library, Co. Kildare, April 2014


"Additional Seating", Temple Bar Gallery + Studios are Dead curated by Chris Fite-Wassilak, Temple Bar Gallery and Studios, Dublin, 22 November 2013 – 25 January 2014


Exceptionally Great: Small Monuments (Synchromaterialism II), Solo exhibition, The Black Mariah, Triskel Art Centre, Cork, 27 January – 9 March 2013


"The Dolmen Show", Futures 12, Royal Hibernian Academy, September – October 2012


Ninety Nine Percent for Art (99%4ART), with Carol Anne Connolly, The Dock Shed, Galway, February 2012


Synchromaterialism, Solo exhibition, Pallas Contemporary Projects, October 2010


Poulnabrone Bouncy Dolmen, Touring public project, August 2010 – present. First supported by the Galway County Council.



Poulnabrone Pebbledashed Dolmen (Cowboy Dolmen) with Dave Callan, July – September 2009


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Poulnabrone Village, Property adjacent to the Poulnabrone Dolmen, The Burren, Co. Clare, October – November 2007. Supported by the Clare County Council Arts Office. Thanks to Tommy Byrnes for letting me use his land for this piece.


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