neil cummings

Shabaka Stone
17 May 2013

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

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

Trash is Treasure
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,…

Archivalprocess
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…

Trash is Treasure
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…

Bamboo frame
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…

Candas, Asturias
05 Feb 2014

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

I was researching, and…

DRAGLINE
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…

Global Contemporary
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…

Waste
16 Feb 2013

As part of Critical Practice I’ve been working on a series of events/walking tours/discussions. Over the next two years, we will work with a wide range of international partners to explore…

 A Shadow of Marx a chapter I wrote in 2004 for  

DRAGLINE
22 Apr 2006

Dragline 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 Lewandowska…

Education: not knowing
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…

V&A Bicentenary
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…

Ms Chan
29 Sep 2012

Museum Futures was exhibited as part of Modern Monsters / Death and Life of Fiction Curated by Anselm Franke

The Taipei Biennial 2012 takes as its point of departure…

Truth is Concrete
26 Sep 2012

Critical Practice would like to invite you to join our p2p Exchange on Wednesday (2-4pm), as part of our contribution to the Truth is Concrete marathon.

Picasso Still Life
16 Sep 2012

Many, many years ago in 1991 I made a recycled cardboard version of Pablo Picasso's Still Life of 1914. It was displayed as part of an exhibition entitled…

Arnolfini
09 Sep 2012

Where: London, EC2


Why: This event initiates a series of walking tours and events that constitute Critical Practice's ongoing Research on Value 

What: Three walking…

Prospectus catalogues
21 May 2012

Time lapse document of prospectus, with thanks to Blanca Regina

We began, students, staff, experts and others at Chelsea College of Art and Design, through collaboration and practice based…

Longest Day
21 Jun 2012

I spent the beautiful summer solstice with Carmen on the playa de Ñora, Asturias, Spain.

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Satre, Deller, me
27 Jun 2012

I contributed to

Questions of Value - From Commons to Communomics: Resisting Privatization

If we are to think through structures of evaluation, even momentarily, we have to grapple with money.

Someone has to do it.

Money represents only %2 of the financial value in…

Gallery closed
26 May 2014

The exhibitionary component of Prospectus was temporarily closed for a feminist consciousness raising workshop.                                 See the…
Sculpture class
21 May 2014

We began, students, staff, experts and others as Exhibition Experiments.

The initial idea was, through…