neil cummings

Guernica Whitechapel
02 Apr 2009

Dear Neil,

Invitation to join the debate

Among the Whitechapel Gallery’s inaugural exhibitions is a…

Afterall Showroom seminar
28 Mar 2009

We had a really interesting and lively seminar organised by Pablo Lafuente and Melissa Gronlund of Afterall and Emily Pethwick of …

14 Mar 2009

I just finished reading Seven Days in the Art World by Sarah Thornton. Thornton guides us through…

1 May - 28 Sep 2001 Tate Modern and the Bank of England Museum; London

Capital was a series of encounters between two iconic institutions - the Tate and the Bank of England - and the economies of debt and…

28 Mar 2009

Seminar with Neil Cummings Saturday, 28 March 2009, 3-6pm

Organised by The Showroom and AfterallVenue: The…

21 Jul 2008

In the summer of 2008 I walked as a pilgrim to Santiago de Compostela. I started at St Jean de Pied a Port in…

01 Mar 2009

Last week I went to see a film The Class - actually its called Entre Les Murs, by Laurent Catenet; it won the Golden Palm at Cannes. It's a riveting semi-autobiographical film with teacher François  Bégaudeau - who wrote an initial film…

A short and partial CV - 2018

I was born in Wales and live in London.  I'm a professor at Chelsea College of Arts

30 Jan 2009

I took part in a student initiated symposium on Collectivity, Collaboration, and Cooperation Friday 30th January at Chelsea College of Art…

11 Apr 2008

We must try to avoid a vicious circle on which tighter liquidity conditions, lower asset values, impaired capital resources,…

18 Jan 2009

Winter sun. Just past the lunar equinox. Slack tides. I walk along the Thames path into town to buy On Grammatology…

Working Session
26 Jan 2009

I was in conversation with Dr Dan Smith at Chelsea College of Art and Design. We were attempting to play with the lecture format and discuss…

Ibn Tulun mosque
03 Nov 2008

 

I was in Cairo in November 2008 to make a short film for an exhibition curated by Nav Haq and Tirdad Zolghadr entitled…

01 May 2006

First, trust seeped away in the debt markets. They seized, and the repercussions caused financial and 'real' economies to collapse. Trust is the most precious commodity in any market.

I'm reminded of a project I did in…

25 Feb 2009

I visited the South London Gallery on 25th February 2009, to see a new film by the Danish artists collective Superflex. Its entitled Flooded McDonald's. I've followed their work for sometime, because I'm interested in how they propose artworks as tools,…

Lapdogs of the Bourgeoisie (still)
02 Nov 2019

I was in Cairo in November 2008 to shoot a short film for an exhibition entitled Lapdogs of the Bourgeoisie. It's in a ‘reality’ TV style. A broadcast ‘trailer’, in fact a synopsis of a future programme. Its a copy of Faking It.

Lapdogs of the…

19 Feb 2009

Thursday the 19th February, I went to listen to an interview at the Goethe Institute between the filmmaker…