Sara Leme

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SARA LEME (1996, Lisbon, Portugal)

Sara Leme initiated her silversmithing studies in 2011 at the António Arroio Arts School in Lisbon, and later in 2013 at the Silvera Jewelry School in Berkeley, California. In 2018 she graduated from the Gerrit Rietveld Academy of Arts and Design in Amsterdam, with a BA degree in the field of contemporary jewelry – linking bodies. Her studies at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy together with her background in vocational training for classical and contemporary dance career empowered her perspective regarding the intimate relationship between body and object. In her work she has always used aspects of social and cultural anthropology for intellectual and creative research, within the medium of contemporary jewelry. Since 2015 she has participated in collective and solo exhibitions throughout Europe and abroad.   Bio