Mònica Planes was born in Barcelona in 1992. She graduated in Fine Arts from the University of Barcelona (2014) and obtained a Master’s Degree in Artistic Production and Research (2014–2016). In 2016 she was awarded with the Han Nefkens/UB Grant and the Fundació Felícia Fuster Sculpture Grant. In 2017 she received a grant from the Fundació Guasch Coranty. After finishing her master’s degree, she undertook an artist’s residence at Montrouge, Paris, as part of the Jeune Création Européenne programme, and she is currently an artist-in-residence at Fabra i Coats, Barcelona, on a 2017 SAC-FIC grant.