Sean Burns is an artist, editor and writer.

He is the director of the film Dorothy Towers and the co-founder of Queer Street Press, an independent publishing imprint.

He writes extensively on art and culture and sits on an advisory council at Tate. He has been a visiting lecturer at the Royal College of Art, London, and Ruskin School of Art, Oxford.

Tate Publishing recently released his book, Death, which explores the intertwined relationships between life, love and death in art. 

He lives in London, where he is an editor of frieze