Leen Van Waes

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[col3] Biography

“I am a jewelry designer specialized in glass art. With an affinity for dance & nature, I entwine the aesthetics of elegant shapes  into everything I create.
Re:Nascentia (2012), my latest concept, is inspired on the enigmatic ‘Ophelia’ from Shakespeare’s Hamlet.  Drawing from my curiosity around her symbolic flowers , I  immersed myself into the world behind them, blending their arkane forces of nature, love and death”.[/col3]

[col3] Work

“After experimenting with various materials, I discovered glass in 2009, which became the perfect medium to translate my inspiration into art. By melting the glass, manipulating it whilst playing with gravity and color, I create unique, feminine forms that directly bring my imaginary world a little closer to reality”.[/col3]

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www.leenvanwaes.com

info@leenvanwaes.com

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Thereza Pedrosa

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Founder and Director of Beautiful People Live Art || Thereza Pedrosa was born in Rio de Janeiro (Brasil) in 1985, and grew up in Bassano del Grappa (Italy) and in Lausanne (Switzerland). In love with Europe, she operates borderless from her new location near Leipzig (Germany). Graduated in Conservation of Cultural Goods at the Ca’ Foscari University in Venice, and a jewelry designer herself, she promotes contemporary artists and designers worldwide. Her engagement is manyfold: selecting the most promising trends, promoting contamination between the arts, by editing online and offline publications.

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