neil cummings

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18 Oct 2011

Museum Futures: Distributed is being exhibited at ZKM | Center for Art and Media in as part of…

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29 Aug 2011

I spent two weeks in Gijon, Spain, swimming, walking and eating in August 2011. 

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05 Jul 2011

Signwriters installing All Power to the People mural, by Emory Douglas as part of the Jean Genet exhibition at Nottingham Contemporary, July 2011.

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17 Jul 2011

A selection of films  from the Enthusiasts Archive I co-founded is being exhibited as part of Ostalgia at the New Museum…

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08 Jul 2011

I made a presentation of Parade, at Wikpolis. Cartographies and collective creation of social space

I contribute to Critical Practice, a cluster of artists, researchers…

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08 Jul 2002

Recently hosted on the magnificent resource Reading Design

this short text was first published by Architectural Design, Vol 72 No 4, entitled Furniture + Architecture guest-edited by Edwin Heathcote, July 2002

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21 Jun 2011

Some of us from Chelsea College of Arts formed a very mixed ability cycling team The Chelsea Cadence.

We took…

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09 May 2011

Over the course of 2011, which is the Arnolfini's 50th anniversary year I will be working to develop a series of self-portraits of the institution using information from their archive.

Presented throughout the building, these four data portraits will accumulate throughout the year,…

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27 Mar 2011

I went to see a tender and affecting film by Phil Collins called Marxism Today at the BFI Gallery, its about an hour long and divided into two parts.

The first part is composed of contemporary monologues and…

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26 Mar 2011

I went to the protest in London, it was a march to demand [and propose] alternatives to the brutal ideologically driven, financial cuts to public services.

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30 Mar 2011

To coincide with the Self Portrait; Arnolfini project, I will be giving a lecture about archives, research and exhibition as part of the Art in the City…

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15 Mar 2011

Writing through the already written is an evolving and experimental curatorial practice. It takes the form of something-like a treasure hunt, the most recent trial was in central London.

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06 Sep 2008

In 2008 I took part in an event called Disclosures II: The Middle Ages it was part of Nottingham Contemporary’s Histories of the Present, and a beautiful publication of the year long series of events has…

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01 Mar 2011

Over the weekend I went to visit the Cathedral de Córdoba, or Catedral de Nuestra Señora de la Asunción formerly the Great Mosque of Córdoba, or the Mezquita.

The site…

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12 Feb 2011

Over the course of 2011, which is the Arnolfini's 50th anniversary year I will be working to develop a series of self-portraits of the institution using information from their archive.

Presented throughout the building, these data portraits will expand throughout the year, tracing their…

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18 Feb 2011

The project will launch on Friday 18th February 2011 and over the course of 2011, which is the Arnolfini's 50th anniversary year I will be working to develop a…

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03 Mar 2011

PARADE: public modes of assembly and forms of address

I contribute to Critical Practice, a cluster of artists, researchers and…

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19 Jan 2011

19th January - 19th February 2011

I have two publications in the exhibition Aphasic Disturbance curated by Stephen Bury. The first, LOOT is from 1992

I had an exhibition…

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24 Jan 2010

Arnolfini’s Futures: a workshop Monday 24th January

Over the course of Arnolfini's 50th anniversary year, artist Neil Cummings will be working with us to develop a series of self-portraits of the Arnolfini using information from the archive.…

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03 Jan 2011

I saw Charlie Chaplin’s The Gold Rush on Monday. The Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by Carl Davis played a live accompaniment to Chaplin's silent classic in a special…

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09 Dec 2010

In Britain, the coalition governments destruction of public funding for university education, and the decimation of financial support for arts and their institutions, has indeed induced pain in the arts.

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18 Nov 2010

With other leading academics, artists, curators and writers I contributed to a symposium coorganised by Lanchester Gallery Projects and the Herbert Art Gallery in Coventry.