Joseph Allen Shea is an Australian independent curator, publisher, writer, creative consultant and gallerist. Without distinguishing between these creative activities he approaches his different work as a singular output. Before its closure, he presented over 60 exhibitions at the iconic Monster Children Gallery in Darlinghurst, Sydney as well as other galleries and institutions in Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and London. Allen Shea is the director at independent art publishing house, Izrock Pressings where he produces and promotes the art of contemporary artists through editioned artist books and zines. In 2011 he launched Gallery A.S. – a site-specific exhibition project for contemporary art.
Joseph Allen Shea introduces various Gallery A.S. projects and Izrock Pressings publications. The talk explores curatorial practices in different contexts from printed matter to gallery space.