i play w/ words in a variety ov sometimes conventionally & sometimes un- ... before owning our labour we owned our voice - yet this is too often denied, language our first battlefield.  my work across visual poetry / theatre / spoken & printed word / sound(mappings) / live art / installation & film challenges ownerships ov language/s

the only acceptable portrait of me

sean burn is a writer, performer & outsider artist w/ a growing international reputation.  actively involved nationally in disability arts, he wz shortlisted for a dadafest disability arts award 2009 & in 2011 completed a major residency at the new gallery walsall in association w/ dash (disability arts shropshire) to ‘reclaim the languages ov lunacy’.  he is currently artist / mentor in residence to celf o gwmpas, wales.  he is one ov only five disabled writers nationally to be selected for write to play - a year long development programme (2014) w/ graeae theatre, the national theatre studio, the royal court theatre & soho theatre & is really excited by this recognition for the quality ov his writing

 

sean's work can be found at: 

http://vimeo.com/user2623542 (film)

www.flickr.com/photos/burnsean (photos)

http://audioboo.fm/seanburn  (shorter soundworks & spoken word)

http://soundcloud.com/burnsean (longer soundscapes and spoken word)

http://axisweb.org/p/seanburn (visuals)

http://www.outsidein.org.uk/?location_id=1575 (visuals)

http://www.shapeartists.org.uk/artists/seanburn/ (visuals)

 

contact:  burn.sean@googlemail.com

 

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