neil cummings

22 Sep 2013

I have been collaborating with 51% Studios, and we have been selected by The Architecture Foundation, Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners and the Royal Academy of Arts, to share our research as part of London…

19 Sep 2013

I participated in the inaugural workshop

Utopography: Imaging, representing and critiquing imagined worlds organised by the Arts and Science Fiction research group, the Department of Things to Come at…

22 Jul 2013

In 1968, at the interface between minimal and conceptual art practices Richard Serra compiled a Verb List to account for actions that could be done to, or with specific materials. The list was published in The New Avant-Garde: Issues for the Art of the Seventies (1972).

09 Jun 2013

As part of Estuary an exhibition at the Museum of London, Docklands, I lead a cycling tour

Sat 8 Jun 2013, 2pm-6pm Leaving from, and returning to the…

29 Jul 2013

I'm part of a campaign for an Art Auction Transaction Tax (AATT).  It's inspired by the Art Workers Coalition (AWC)…

17 May 2013

I've been visiting the Shabako Stone, at the British Museum, for as long as I have been living in London, its a source of wonder.

In the twenty-fifth Dynasty, sometime around c700 BC, an Egyptian mythological text was incised for eternity in a basalt stela.  The text contains an account…

16 May 2013

I participated in a one-day conference For the love of it which explored some of the assumptions, expectations and myths about working as an artist today.

Date: Wednesday 15 May 2013Location: Cecil Sharp House,…

01 Oct 2011

In 2011, asked to provide a Top Ten List of references that every art undergraduate should know, I offered these (not in order of preference):

 

01. Flash, Grandmaster - Adventures of Grandmaster Flash on the…

16 Apr 2013

As part of Critical Practice I participating in......... One Person's Trash in Another's Treasure

When:10am Monday, 15th - 5pm Tuesday 16th AprilWhere: Chelsea…

01 Apr 2013

There are seminar chairs, abandoned in rooms and offices all over Chelsea College of Art and Design, they have a bug.

When stacked, the sharp bottom edge of the front top-rail eventually cuts…

05 Feb 2014

I've been cycling since I can remember, and assembled and maintained bikes most of my adult life. I have never made a bicycle from scratch though.........

I was researching, and read about…

21 Mar 2013

One day, some of the futures we currently imagine won’t be available to us. How can we encourage those we want and discourage those we don’t?

20th - 21st March 2013, I lead a  two day workshop Art Futures for the…

01 Mar 2013

Museum Futures: Distributed was exhibited at ZKM as part of The Global Contemporary. Art Worlds After 1989

A year later a magnificent catalogue is…

16 Feb 2013

As part of Critical Practice I’ve been working on a series of events/walking tours/discussions.…

 A Shadow of Marx a chapter I wrote in 2004 for  

22 Apr 2006

Dragline c1950 stumbles across an autonomous machine, and via 1970's structuralist film, returns the logic of digital practice - find, copy, paste, repeat - to its industrial roots.

Commissioned as part of the British Art Show Six (2006), I collaborated with artists Marysia…

13 Nov 2012
Education: Not Knowing

This public discussion based on Artist Placement Group’s discursive format The Sculpture explores Education: Not Knowing.

Inspired by APG’s working practices, I co-organised a Think…

05 Dec 2010

In 2010 I collaborated with 51architecture on an entry into a com­pe­ti­tion, A Room for London. The brief was to design a tem­po­…

19 Oct 2012

Chelsea College of Art & Design, London Friday 19 October 2012

As part of Critical Practice I helped facilitate…

13 Oct 2012

I made a presentation as part of: Artists Work in Museums: Histories, Interventions and Subjectivities Friday 12th and Saturday 13th October 2012 at the V&A Museum, London

This…