Monique Prinsloo (South Africa) lives and works in Cape Town, South Africa. She completed her master’s degree in Fine Art (MFA) at Michaelis School of Fine Art (UCT), in February 2012. Her MFA thesis titled “Falling into Gentle Ruin” focussed on finding inspiration from a vast collection of found images, objects, and writing. In 2013 Monique received a grant from the National Arts Council of South Africa to attend an artist residency at NES in Iceland, where she produced a body of work titled “Iceland: Reclaim of Form and Void”. Monique has pursued a full-time career in the Film Industry as a Storyboard Artist and Creative Researcher. Monique has exhibited her work in numerous group exhibitions in and around Southern Africa and has recently been invited to participate in the art project of the 10th Anniversary project for the Expatriate Archive Center in The Hague Netherlands, titled ‘Saudade’. Currently she has resumed her Fine Art career full time and continues to implement a photographic & illustrative based production in her artistic practice.