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José Da Silva has almost twenty years of curatorial and management experience in art museums, private and public sector environments. From to 2006–18 he delivered an ambitious program of exhibitions and projects at the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA), working across the areas of moving image, contemporary international art and performance. He contributed to curatoriums for the ‘Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art’ in 2006, 2009, 2012, 2015 and 2018 and curated the major exhibitions ‘David Lynch: Between Two Worlds’ (2015) and ‘Earth and Elsewhere’ (2013). From 2014–18 he led QAGOMA’s Australian Cinémathèque – an international market leader for the presentation of moving-image and media art. Prior to working at QAGOMA, he held roles as a curator of public art and design for Brecknock Consulting; developed industry initiatives for Artworkers Alliance; and was a project manager for MAAP – Multimedia Art Asia Pacific. José has a deep commitment to working closely with artists on the development of projects that explore contemporary visual and material cultures. He continues to work on a range of research projects exploring geopolitical relationships throughout the Indian subcontinent and Middle East. He has a Master of Arts (Research) and Bachelor of Visual Arts (Honours) from the Queensland University of Technology and Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Western Sydney – Nepean.