Hans Ulrich Obrist interviews Ana Vieira

13 November 2011

H.U.O.: Which is interesting is that since the beginning and after leaving School, you were not connected with painting. You were beyond painting. How did you get the idea to go beyond painting? Had you already seen a lot of painting?

A.V.: Yes. In art books, in magazines, in the Paris biennials, and in New York in the end that I went on seeing left a very strong imprint on me, including the confirmation that art should and could be lived in a more dynamic and active manner (...)