neil cummings

commission

05 Jan 2020
Goodsyard

Here is a version of the text published by The People's Bureau, without images and footnotes

Phantoms, controversies and communities

For the past thirty years I’ve lived on the Boundary Estate in Shoreditch east London, its the first public housing scheme built by a London wide authority…


18 Nov 2018
Use! Value! Exchange!

Dear Neil

The Peoples’ Bureau (PB) has been ‘in residency’ at Park Royal since May 2018, commissioned by Create London with support of…


02 Apr 2019
Armada portrait, Elizabeth I

I was one of three artists commissioned to research and make a proposal for a new artwork to coincide with the launch of The Box.


23 Apr 2018
Laboral Centre of Art and Creation

I'm one of three artists commissioned to make a proposal for a new artwork to coincide with the launch of The Box.

The Box in Plymouth is an art institution for the…


20 Jun 1999
PROMOTION leaflet

In 1999 I researched and realised a project in Cardiff, for the soon to open Centre for Visual Arts. This is from the accompanying publication

PROMOTION: A new work by Neil…


16 Nov 2016
Creative Stance

I was invited by Nadine Monem of common-editions to contribute a text to The Creative Stance. The beautiful publication is an exploration and celebration of creativity, from…


2063

I was recently asked for material about Collected, this is almost all I have..... I conceived and curated Collected, it was coordinated by The Photographers Gallery, London in 1997. This account is from a…


Nottingham Contemporary

 

Signwriters installing All Power to the People mural, by Emory Douglas as part of the Jean Genet exhibition at…


24 Jan 2010
Arnolfini

 

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…


28 Oct 2010
Arnolfini

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…