neil cummings

2063
26 Apr 1997

In 1997, after several years of research I managed to curate a multi-site exhibition, this account is from a reassembled guide..

Collected

26th April - 21 June 1997

Table Lamp
25 Sep 2016

Vase, coiled, handbuilt and biscuit fired, London, c 1985

#FromTheCollection

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Crystal Palace Subway
18 Sep 2016

I have a long-held fascination with the Great Exhibition of 1851, and more generally the means through which we structure value through things.

As part of London's Open House weekend 2016 I visited a remaining…

table
16 Aug 2016

This summer, inspired by Enzo Mari and his autoprogettazione furniture series from 1974, I repurposed an old barn-door I found, and following his instructions made a table for the garden.

Values we value
communities of evaluation

a collaborative text assembled by Neil Cummings, Marsha Bradfield and David Cross for a  Cultures of Resilience publication. The text outlines research into communities of evaluation that culminated in…

Hospitalfield House
04 Jul 2016

I participated in Fieldworks, a residential summer school at Hospitalfield.

Hospitalfield is an astonishing location…

#TransActing; A market of values
08 Jul 2016

Coordinated by Ezio Manzini and Nick Bell, Culture of Resilience (CoR) was a cultural experiment that could be encapsulated by the following: take the community of academics of a large and prestigious university of art and design.…

Community film making
08 Jun 2016

Emerging out of the Open Cinema project at Open School East, an enthusiastic self organised Documentary Film Group (…

Sonic Possible Worlds
25 May 2016

I'll be contributing to a discussion at the ICA, London about self-organisation and institutional education programmes...

The ICA's Educators' Events create a platform for conversations to challenge conventional modes of institutional learning.

They are intended to explore the…

2063
28 Apr 2016

I will contribute to...

Making Use: Life in Postartistic Times Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, Emilii Plater 51 Warsaw

February 19 – May 1, 2016 Tuesday – Sunday, 12 p.m. – 8 p.m. Admission free

woodgrain
15 Apr 2016

There was a launch of Specialism edited by David Blamey on Friday April 15, 6-9pm in the Senior Common Room. I wrote a…

Enthusiasts publication
12 Jun 2004

Archives, like collections in museums and galleries are built with the property of multiple authors and previous owners. But unlike the collection, there is no imperative…

Enthusiasts poster
01 Mar 2016

Cineclub #1

The Enthusiasts: Outsider Cinema from the 1950–80s. A selection from the Enthusiasts Archive Museum…

TransActing currency
03 Mar 2016

Some time ago, we started discussing the possibility of developing  a Local Currency (LC) for #TransActing; a Market of Values…

Value of Things
19 Oct 2000

The Value of Things explores the evolution of the department store and the public museum as perfect technologies for the sourcing, transportation, accounting, stocking, and exhibition of material things and the people and values that swirl around…

An Auction
28 Nov 2015

I will contribute to a discussion on The Market, which I take to be the Art Market at the ICA in London.

  New Contemporaries 1949 to Now

ICA The Mall London SW1Y 5AH

New Contemporaries and the…

Open Cinema
21 Nov 2015

OPEN CINEMA: HOME

A screening festival celebrating digital filmmaking and Hackney Including world premiere of 24 hour Hackney: A City Symphony

Saturday 21 November, 4-8pm…

Shock City: tracing
28 Oct 2015

As a contribution to Shock City, I experimented with a live-tracing of the values that were valued.

It's a method developed from the…

Thames dusk
02 Jul 2015

A small research group are working on The Anthropocene Atlas; London (TAAL). We are evolving micro-investigations in the city, developing local indicators, indicators we learnt to call erratics, of long term climatic…

Table Lamp
29 Sep 2015

For my table, I made a lamp.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Marronnier Oficiel
28 Jul 2015

In March, an insurgent research group I am part of visited Genva to meet with artists, academics and activists at CCC, part…

Atelier Brancusi
24 Jun 2015

An iteration of Brancusi's studio, Paris, June 2015

Related events include a bamboo…