In 1969 she moved to Paris where she studied ceramics and sociology. Ribe's work contextualized in the conceptual art of the late 60s and 70s was based on performances documented photographically. Her work often used unconventional materials, which she gradually discarded to concentrate on the ephemeral, light and shadow, and the location of the body in space. In the 1970’s Ribé moved to the United States, first to Chicago and then to New York where she lived until 1980, when she returned to Spain where she currently lives and works. In Catalonia, her works are in the collections of the Vila Casas Foundation and the Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art, MACBA. Her work from 1969 to 1984 was the subject of a retrospective at MACBA in 2011.