“Seán Carpio may be the finest drummer ever produced here” - The Irish Times
Born 1979 in Arequipa, Peru, and based in Churchtown, Dublin, Ireland, Seán Carpio is a multi-instrumentalist whose work incorporates song, sound and improvisation. Since 2005 he has been active as a soloist in Europe and the USA, and to this date has featured on twenty recordings.
Sean has collaborated with visual artists and practices in a number of contemporary art contexts and has performed, exhibited and undertaken residencies in a number of prestigious art venues including the Mattress Factory Art Museum in Pittsburgh, the Serpentine Gallery London, the MAC Belfast, Netwerk Centre for Contemporary Art Aalst, the Banff Centre Alberta, and the Model Arts Centre Sligo.
Sean is a member of collaborative bands Bog Bodies, Drift, Two Sleepers, Beauty, Zero Years Kid, Avdio Hostem, and Stella Maris.