The Heroine’s Journey of Barbara Vörös

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  As a designer of surfaces/walls I always have to enter different worlds. I love this very much and the freedom of being playful.

What is my idea of perfect happiness? The  feeling of being satisfied by „normal“ and small things, by what I do and being surrounded by my family and friends.

What is my greatest fear?  To lose my children or my memory.

What is the trait that I most deplore in myself? I am a bit too introverted.

Which living persons in my profession do I most admire? Esther Stocker

What is my greatest extravagance?  good food

On what occasion would I lie?  Perhaps to help somebody.

What is the thing that I dislike the most in my work? nothing really.

When and where was I the happiest, in my work? I am always very happy when I do the first brush stroke on the wall, and when the results are having a good and positive impact on the ambience and on the people for whom my work is.

If I could, what would I change about myself? I would value myself more.

What is my greatest achievement in work? Reaching the people who move in the aeras where I make my wall-design, creating a good mood.

Where would I most like to live? Where my children are, in Vienna.

What is my most treasured possession? A dress my mother made for me by hand when I was 3 years old. It is dark, brown, long and has a few small, round mirrors in coulorful embroidery stars.

What is my most marked characteristic? I am very understanding.

What is my most inspirational location, in my city? At the moment the Augarten.
For exceptional occasions „Der Schwarze Stern“, but usually I love discovering new places when I am not cooking at home.

What books influenced my life and how? There are so many books I enjoyed reading, that gave me new insights for my life and the possibility to develop myself. The last book was „untenrum frei“ by Margarete Stokowski, which digged up so many old things in me f.e. concerning feminism. and showed me how important it is to fight for womens‘ rights.

Who are my favorite writers? Sibylle Berg, Haruki Murakami, Wolfgang Herrndorf, Agota Kristof, T.C. Boyle ….

You Only Die Once. What music would I listen on my last day? I would like to hear the wind in the trees and the twittering of the birds.

Who is my hero or heroine in fiction? Galaxie.

Who are my heroes and heroines in real life? Charlotte Gainsboug, Elfi Semotan, Erni Mangold, Marina Abramovic, Haruki Murakami …

Which movie would I recommend to see once in a lifetime? „se souvenir des belles choses“ by Zabou Breitman

What role plays art in my life and work? It‘s soulfood, inspiration, it questions things and gives me new perspectives.

Who is my greatest fan, sponsor, partner in crime? My friends.

Whom would I like to work with in 2019?  I‘d like to work with an architect in paris. I was born in France and I would like to reconnect with my roots.

Which people in my profession would i love to meet in 2019? I would love more to meet other interessting people out of my profession. people how are passionate by what they are doing.

What project, in 2019, am I looking forward to work on? On two girls on a rear bar in a parking garage.

Where can you see me or my work in 2019? On my website, on facebook and on instagram.

What do the words „Passion Never Retires“ mean to me? There is a never ending source in me wich is flowing and developing itself.

Which creative heroines should Peter invite to tell their story? Martina Zwölfer, Titi Laflora, Stephanie Wunderlich, Katrin Mayer.

How can you contact me?
mail@barbara-voeroes.com
fb: facebook.com/barbara.voeroes

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