Born 1976/Iran, Sara Rajaei is a video artist- filmmaker based in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
In her work, she studies the notion of time in relation with the function of memory, narrative techniques, space and absence. Her artistic oeuvre consists mainly of short films and video installations, which remain in-between storytelling and imagery.
After her graduation from the Royal Academy of Art The Hague in 2002, Rajaei attended a 2-year residency at the Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten Amsterdam.
In 2009, she was awarded Prix de Rome basic prize.
Her work has been exhibited at various art venues and festivals around the world. Notable shows include de Appel arts centre, Stroom Den Haag, Rotterdam filmfestival, Rencontres internationales Paris Berlin Madrid, Art Brussels, Stiftelsen 3.14 Bergen, Museum of Modern & Contemporary art Rijeka and many more.