Photo credit - Eamon Donnelly
Monica is a Melbourne-based pianist and composer of classical contemporary and experimental music. Born in Malaysia and then migrating to Australia in her teens, Monica has produced work for theatre, contemporary dance, installations and film, as well as solo and ensemble instrumental pieces.
She is interested in new cross-disciplinary genres and forms as well as combinations of new technology with music. Her work has been presented at White Night, Melbourne Fringe and Arts Centre Melbourne. Current projects include Universe, a multiform project with live video, music and contemporary dance for Arts House, Mental Dance, an art-science collaboration with cognitive neuroscience at the University of Melbourne, and The Heart Sutra Project, a series of compositions for electromagnetic resonator piano supported by the APRA Amcos Art Music Fund.
Monica is co-founder of Project Eleven, a philanthropic initiative which supports the contemporary arts.