Miriam La Rosa is a curator and PhD Candidate at the University of Melbourne. Her research looks at the relationship between host and guest in the artist residency with a focus on the notion of South. In 2019 she co-curated, with Kade McDonald, a cross-cultural exchange residency project between Sicily (Italy), Gippsland and Peppimenarti (Australia) involving artists Giuseppe Lana, Regina Pilawuk Wilson and Steaphan Paton. She is a sessional tutor at the University of Melbourne and a founding member of the Graduate Academy, Centre of Visual Arts (CoVA). She has worked as Senior Researcher for the art consultancy agency Montabonel & Partners, London, and was member of Five Years, an artist-run space active in London since 1998. She has contributed to projects in Education, Public Program and Exhibition departments of Whitechapel Gallery, London, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam and Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven. Miriam holds an MA in Curating the Contemporary from London Metropolitan University, a Master of Museology from Reinwardt Academy, Amsterdam, and a BA (Hons) in Art History from Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Brescia.