Writer & photographer


@seanbirnie


For purchase, license, or commission enquiries concerning writing & photography, please contact me seanbirnie at seanbirnie dot com.


Publications & Talks


I Would Haunt You if I Could, short story collection, Undertow Publications, 2021


'Lucida', short story, in Oculus Sinister, ed. CM Muller, 2020


'Dollface', short story, in Shadows & Tall Trees Vo. 8, Undertow Publications, 2020


'The Turn', short story, in Black Static #74, 2020


‘Other Houses’, novelette, in Black Static #71, 2019


‘Out of the Blue’, novelette, in Black Static #64, 2018


‘Eleanor: Translation & Transmission’, presentation of work-progress, Research Week, University of Brighton, October 2017


‘Haunting the Apparatus’ research presentation at Celebrating Research Week, University of Brighton, October 2016


'The Generosity of Photographs: Eastlake, Barthes, Scruton,' published by Taylor & Francis in the journal Photographies, Vol. 9, Issue 2, September 2016


Magnum Photos Graduate Photographers Award winner talk, May 2016, Somerset House, London


'Touching from a Distance: Spirit & Index,' journal article in Critical Studies, Vol. 2, September 2016


'Touching from a Distance: Spirit & Index,' conference paper, The Practice of (in)Visibility: 4th International CSRG Conference, University of Brighton, June 2015


'An Impossible Task: On Beheld', James William Murray's Beheld artist book, 2015


‘Sleeptalk’, short story published by Nerve.com, 2016


'Sister' short story published in Black Static #31, TTA Press, 2012


'Okay, Bye,' short story in Litro Magazine, 2011


'My Name is A.B.C.' short story in TRANSMISSION Magazine, 2008


'A Young Man Goes To London' short story in TRANSMISSION Magazine, 2007



Exhibitions etc.


'Screened' with James William Murray and Alberto Sinigaglia, curated by Benedetta Casagrande for Ardesia Projects, October 2016


Magnum Photos Graduate Photographers Award 2016 winner’s presentation, Screening Room, Somerset House, London, May 2016


'Beyond the Camera,' group exhibition curated by Sian Bonnell, Pingyao International Photography Festival, 2015


'After Desire', M.A. Photography, Graduate Show, University of Brighton, 2015


Night projection, Brighton Photo Fringe, 2013


'Still Lives', group exhibition, Norman Rea Gallery, University of York, 2011