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Felipe Ridao

Designer, producer, artist

Oslo, Norway
+4747212696
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Felipe Ridao, Montevideo 1978.08.08.
Lives in Oslo, Norway since 2011.

His doing implies a wide range of topics and is developed in several places and contexts. He has participated in urban interventions, diverse self-managed projects and also in bombastic exhibitions as the Gwangju Design Biennale (South Korea 2011), the Iberoamerican Design Biennale (Spain 2010), The Venice Biennale of Architecture (Italy 2008), the festival "Montevideo in Zaragoza" (Spain 2006) and the MERCOSUR Biennale of art (Brazil 2005) among many other local shows in Uruguay, including the award-exhibition "Salón anual municipal de artes visuales" (Uruguay 2004-2005 and 2007)
He has also collaborated with artists, architects, designers and musicians, –like Hiroshi Hara (Jap), Antoni Muntadas (Spa./USA), Dani Umpi (Uru.), Juan Stewart (Arg.), Basurama (Spa.), Elli Mederios, André Loz and Thierry Fontaine (Fra.) among others– and developed and/or organised workshops and lectures, –highlighting the first visit to Uruguay of the world-renowned designer David Carson in 2009, and the symposium “Dialogue Oscar Mariné-Felipe Ridao” held in Madrid in 2010.

“Felipe Ridao is still a graphic designer, but nowadays he is also far more than that —he is an interdisciplinary concept artist and experimental social critic.” By Michael Neser · 2012 Outlook #15 “Magazin für Architektur, Design und Technik” Frankfurt, Germany
Skills
 
graphic design, Art Direction, Visual communication, Architecture, Event Planning, Corporate Design, Sports Production, Tennis Tournament, industrial design, Art Exhibitions, Architecture Exhibitions, Design Exhibitions, Exhibition Stands, Curatorial Projects, Self Managed projects, art direction, Corporate Identity, conceptual art, Graphics, spectacle, Contemporary Art, Corporate Branding, tennis, illustration, Naming, branding, poster design
Awards
2006
Intendencia Municipal de Montevideo
“Young Creative of the year” (Bursary-Award "10 by 10")