neil cummings

Histories of the Present
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…

Mesquita, Cordoba
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…

Arnolfini
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…

Arnolfini
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…

PARADE publication
03 Mar 2011

PARADE: public modes of assembly and forms of address

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

LOOT
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…

Arnolfini
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.…

Screen Tests 05
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…

Arnolfini
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.

Truth is Concrete
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. 

Timeline Intermediae
11 Feb 2011

After an amazing week long working session where we developed and made the Relational Machine, part of the

Arnolfini
28 Oct 2010

The Arnolfini will be fifty years old in 2011, and I've been commissioned by curator Nav Haq to work on project during the year.

I'm collaborating with the archivist Julian Warren. We are working…

Education: not knowing
22 Oct 2010

On Friday I'll contribute as part of Critical Practice to an informal discussion on the relations between Money/Space/Art as part of This Is Not A Gateway 2010.

TransActing currency
01 Oct 2010

This Friday I went to one of the Friday Sessions hosted by Public Works, they invite experts, guests and friends to participate in informal talks and presentations.

Values we Value
01 Oct 2010

I participated in The Future of Art, Archives and Special Collections a collaborative event organised by Tate's Library & Archive and Chelsea College of Art & Design.

"There is conflict…

Sculpture class
23 Sep 2010

Wow! I went to see an amazing performance created by Eileen Simpson and Ben White of Open Music Archive.

I worked with Ben and Eileen on…

Cloud
19 Sep 2010

I went to London zoo to participate in an extension of an exhibition and conference. The exhibition at Gasworks was

Lapdogs
10 Sep 2010

Its been a long time coming, but the book Lapdogs of the Bourgeoisie Class Hegemony in Contemporary Art

Laboral Centre of Art and Creation
05 Aug 2010

I spent the summer in Gijon, in northern Spain and visited LABoral.

Carmen outside Gijon
15 Aug 2010

 

I spent August in Gijon, Asturias in northern Spain.

I had walked through the town the previous year on the ruta del norte…

Intermediae Film

In July 2010 I started filming some test material for a film comissioned by Intermediae. In many ways it expresses the research of

27 Jan 2010

I wrote a short text, commissioned by katya Sander for Circulation, a special issue of Printed…