Video curator for the Pacific Film Archive in Berkeley, California, Seid also curates a number of exhibits for a wide array of cultural institutions, concentrating on experimental and independent work. His interest lies not only in video, but also in other multimedia manifestations searching to further expand expression limits. Seid also is a professor at the University of California, Berkeley, where he teaches history and aesthetics related to video. His work in the ideoart world is highlighted by active participation in important video festivals throughout the United States - he was the director of the San Francisco International Video Festival. He participates in the 12th Videobrasil as curator of the exhibit The Race is On: Media and Ethnicity.