Séamus McCormack has developed curatorial projects both in Ireland and the UK including at Luan Gallery, Athlone; ArtBox, Dublin; Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin; The Bomb Factory, London; Lewisham Arthouse, London; The LAB, Dublin and upcoming at Lismore Castle Arts, Waterford. He programmes Commonage project space in Bethnal Green, London presenting exhibitions with artists including Hugo Brazao, Hannah Lim, Tim Spooner and Taro Qureshi.
He is Programme Curator, New Contemporaries working on exhibitions, events, talks and performances in venues across the UK including at the South London Gallery, ICA, Leeds Art Gallery, BALTIC and Firstsite. He was previously Assistant Curator at both the Whitechapel Gallery, London and the Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin working on group exhibitions such as ‘Electronic Superhighway’; ‘Intellectual Barbarians: The Kibbo Kift Kindred’; ‘Primal Architecture’; ‘Traces’ and solo shows with artists including Christopher Williams, Willie Doherty, Haroon Mirza, Harun Farocki and Alice Maher.
Published writing includes interviews and texts on the work of Paul Sharits, Jonas Lund, Ulla Wiggen, Anika Roach, Ned Armstrong, Elaine Leader and David Eager Maher. He has programmed symposia of panel discussions and workshops such as ‘Archives & Identities’; ‘Sounding out Practice’, ‘Writing into Practice’ and ‘Craft-tech’. Delivering talks and workshops at the RHA, Dublin; South London Gallery and Leeds Art Gallery, he has also been a visiting tutor and invited speaker at Slade UCL, City & Guilds of London, Oxford Brookes University, The Glasgow School of Art and Leeds Beckett University.