Mónica Restrepo (1982) is an artist based in Cali (Colombia). She studied at the Fine Arts School in Cali and participated at the Postgraduate program in the Fine Arts school in Lyon and the Homework Space Program in Beirut. Among her recents exhibitions: Flor o Florero, Galería Jenny Vilá, Cali; Room for doubt, ICSP, New York; 10th Mercosur Biennial, Portoalegre; M/Other Tongue, Tenderpixel gallery, London; Moucharabieh, Triangle, Marseille; ArcoColombia, Arco Madrid; Markers 2015, Art Dubai; Ella estuvo aquí, Galería Jenny Vilá, Cali; Las cosas en sí, Museo La Tertulia; El diablo probablemente, Fundación Misol, Bogotá.
Her work is based on documents and banal stories, that she uses as arguments to create absent images where conflicts contained in them start to appear. She has worked around the idea of performative document experimenting with craft materials such as clay and immaterial medias such as performance, video, text.
Mónica Restrepo is artist in residence at BAR project (sep-nov). An initiative powered by Emma in collaboration with BAR project