artists statement: i play w/ words in a variety of ways, 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 of language/s.

sean burn is an outsider artist with a growing international reputation and an active involvement nationally in disability arts. until recently he was artist/mentor in residence with celf - a charity supporting disabled artists in mid-wales. he has just completed a kickstarter funded film commission firing the can(n)on for dash, premièring at the mac, birmingham, march 2015. sean's third and latest full volume of poetry is that a bruise or a tattoo? (isbn 9781848612945) was published by shearsman press, 2013.