Sean Burns is an artist and writer. He is the director of Dorothy Towers, which premiered in 2022. He is also the co-founder and co-editor of QSP, an independent publishing imprint.

He writes extensively on visual art and culture and is a visiting lecturer at the Royal College of Art, London. He sits on an advisory council at Tate. Currently, he is editing a series of essays by Sam Moore and producing a new film, The Diskery.

He lives in London, where he is the assistant editor of frieze.