neil cummings

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…

04 Jul 2016

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

Hospitalfield is an astonishing location…

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.…

08 Jun 2016

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

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…

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

I wrote a text Socialised Afffection about my grandmothers love of woodgraining for Specialism, a new publication from Open Editions.

Here is a short extract....

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…

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…

01 Mar 2016

Cineclub #1

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

03 Mar 2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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I'm interested in collecting as a method for making, and making sense of our biosphere. For a while, I washed and put on a shelf an example of every plastic bottle that passed through our house. Collected, these otherwise overlooked things aquired extraordinary qualities, and I started to…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

 

For my table, I made a lamp.

I've also made a…

28 Jul 2015

 

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

24 Jun 2015

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

Related events include a bamboo…

22 Jun 2015

After many years knowing about his work, as part of Re-source at Foundation Gallery Lafayette in Paris, I finally met Neil Cummings.

I collaborated with Neil Farnan and Metod Blejec to produce a currency for #TransActing.

About a year ago, we started…