Semente is a visual artist, writer, poet, teacher, capoeirista, playwright, model, dancer, + performer originally from São Paulo, Brazil.
Semente received a B.A from Brandeis University with double majors in International and Global studies and African and Afro-American Studies, and double minors in Latin American and Latino Studies, and Women and Gender Studies in 2015.
In 2017, they completed an M.A. in African and African Diaspora Studies at The University of Texas at Austin.
Semente has completed a 200-hour Trauma-Informed-Healing-Centered Community Yoga certification through The Amala Foundation.
Semente is currently:
completing their PhD in African and African Diaspora Studies at The University of Texas at Austin.
Semente is also a Collective Member at Treasure City Thrift.
about: the Work
creating engaging written work + facilitating access to literary education for all, especially communities of color, is a goal of this work through: