neil cummings

Utopoly, the Commons
28 Mar 2014

Over the last few years, as part of Critical Practice research cluster at Chelsea College of Arts, we have been hacking the popular board game Monopoly.

Monopoly celebrates some of…

Thames foreshore
12 Mar 2017

I'm part of an insurgent research group working on the Anthropocene Atlas of London (AAL). Sensing long term, slow, slow compared to human lifespans, climatic changes and understanding how our activities are influencing these changes is complex and challenging.  

As a result, we are…

Creative Stance
16 Nov 2016

I was invited by Nadine Monem of common-editions to contribute a text to The Creative Stance. The beautiful publication is an exploration and celebration of creativity, from…

Values we Value
16 Jun 2016

Here is a version of the text I produced about diversity and resilience for The Creative Stance.

Resilience

Resilience is the capacity of a system – a person, a bacterial culture, a forest, a city or a…

PROSPECTUS
25 Nov 2016

Great company! Thrilled that Speculative Shards is included in the echo-project, https://t.co/RWj6N5P2UH pic.twitter.com/JG1RGu1eHe

— Neil Cummings (@neilarise)…

Stools
16 Nov 2016
Communities don’t just happen, they’re made.

I contributed to What Happens to Us a project curated by…

temporarily removed
13 Nov 2016

I'm part of an insurgent research group working on the Anthropocene Atlas of Geneva, and London (TAAG and TAAL). Sensing large scale climatic changes and understanding how human activities are influencing these changes, is complex and challenging. 

As a result, we are working on micro-…

Query
08 Nov 2016

Founded in October 2013, Lafayette Anticipation of the Fondation d'entreprise Galeries Lafayette will open its doors in 2018 in the Marais district of Paris. This public interest foundation aims to support contemporary artists, design and fashion, recognising their potential to participate…

Cloud
01 Nov 2016

Cloud, cast plaster, London c1986 #FromTheCollection #ObjectOfTheWeek

cafe construction
01 Oct 1999

 

In October 1999 PhotoWorks invited myself and Marysia Lewandowska to undertake a residency in the…

LOOT
01 Oct 1999

In October 1999, as part of the In-Site series of projects, PhotoWorks invited myself and Marysia Lewandowska to undertake a year-long residency in the Design Council Archive at the University of Brighton.

table
20 Oct 2000

Documents was a year-long research and exhibitionary project, this is from the accompanying publications......

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

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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 autoprogettazione furniture series from 1974, I repurposed an old, broken barn-door I found, and guided by his plans and cutting log made a table for the garden.

Values we value
13 Sep 2016

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

Jig

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 short text Socialised…