Porto, Portugal, 1976
Lives and works in Lisbon and Luanda. Artist and researcher, her work is based on themes of urban archaeology and personal geographies. She holds a Visual Arts Degree from the Camberwell College of Arts (London, 1998), a Master’s Degree in Art and Education from the Institute of Education (London, 2000) and a PhD in Visual Art from the University of Middlesex (London, 2014). Mónica is also one of the founders of the artistic residencies project Triangle Network in Portugal and she founded in 2014 the project Hangar – Center for Artistic Research, in Lisbon.