Monica Hernandez is a multidisciplinary artist and filmmaker based in Bogotá. Growing up in Colombia in the violent 80´s and 90´s made her approach and explore art as a powerful tool to expose issues of social justice. Her work has been shown in galleries and art fairs in Amsterdam, Madrid, Bilbao, NYC, Miami, Luxemburg, Mexico, Florencia, San Juan, Puerto Rico, and Bogotá. As a video artist, besides showing her work at art exhibitions she has created video art for operas, mainly in the Netherlands, including the opera recital Pilgrim at the Gate of Idleness directed by Wim Trompert.
Monica has a Masters in Transmedia Production from Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, a BA in Fine Arts from Universidad Complutense de Madrid and a Film Production Certificate from The New School University NY.