Rosie Hays is curator of the Mind vs Machine film program and is Associate Curator at the Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art’s Australian Cinémathèque. Previously she was a programming assistant for the Brisbane International Film Festival and short film coordinator for the Woodford Folk Festival.
She has been with the Cinémathèque since 2004 and assisted in the Cinémathèque’s inaugural combined exhibition and film program ‘Kiss of the Beast’ in 2005. In 2011, Rosie was the Gallery’s curatorial representative for the development and staging of the exhibition ‘Henri Cartier Bresson: The Man, The Image & The World’. She has curated a range of film programs including ‘Video Witness: News From the World’ (2011) which highlighted the increasing role video cameras play in protecting human rights, ‘Harvest: Food on Film’ (2014) a focus on food as a vivid storytelling motif as well as a celebration of rock music and film ‘Let There Be Rock’ (2011). She worked with Margaret Pomeranz to support Margaret’s development of the Contemporary Australia: Women in Film program in 2012.