“. Twisted writing, alot of gold and fancy decoration adorn her works [from the “Books of ours” project], which she borowed from middle-age Books of Hours. “These were prayer books, mostly for women, and at those times absolut luxury objects”, explains the portuguese artist, who lives in Cologne since 10 years. …Playing with words, half-sentences and hole quotations, in combination with colours, is for Ana Luísa Ribeiro easy. Born in a land where “everything is shown with original sound and with captions”, belong for her image and text together.

Maike Steuer, in “Kölner Stadt-Anzeiger”, sat./sun. 19/20.04.08