Peter Seddon is a former Reader in Arts Practice and Historiography and Director of the Arts Practices and Performance Research Institute (APPRI) at University of Brighton. He is also part of the Peer Review College of the Arts and Humanities Research Council.
Peter came to Brighton in 1987, and prior to this he lived and worked in Glasgow. He was a Panel Member of the Scottish Arts Council Awards to Artists Committee from 1983 to 1987 and a Panel Member of its General Arts Committee from 1985 to 1987.
Peter was trained in and has worked in the Fine Arts field his whole life, and over the last 30 years he has become familiar with a wide spectrum of arts practices including literature, performance, digital media and film.
His own practice has shifted increasingly towards curatorship, exhibition practice and organisational work. Recent examples of his curatorial work includes the William Kentridge exhibition, Fragile Identities, at the University of Brighton Gallery and the Regency Town House, and the curatorial intervention Tête-à-Tête at the Musée des Beaux Arts in Nîmes in 2007 and 2008.