neil cummings

DIY

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20 Aug 2017

I designed - this is where I encountered 'tesselation' - sourced and during the summer learnt to lay a floor of handmade terracotta tiles for an almacen in Riocaliente, Asturias.

The…


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16 Apr 2017

I wanted to make a table. To see if I could make a table, using standard dimensioned wood bought from a local supplier, simple hand tools and my amateur carpentry skills.


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28 Mar 2014

Over the last few years, as part of Critical Practice research cluster at Chelsea College of Arts, we have been hacking the popular board game Monopoly.

Monopoly celebrates some of…


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01 Nov 2016

Cloud, cast plaster, London c1986 #FromTheCollection #ObjectOfTheWeek


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25 Sep 2016

Vase, coiled, handbuilt and biscuit fired, London, c 1985

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16 Aug 2016

This summer, inspired by Enzo Mari autoprogettazione furniture series from 1974, I repurposed an old, broken barn-door I found, and guided by his plans and cutting log made a table for the garden.


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15 Apr 2016

There was a launch of Specialism edited by David Blamey on Friday April 15, 6-9pm in the Senior Common Room. I wrote a short text Socialised…


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29 Sep 2015

For my table, I made a lamp

Using hand tools and inspired by Enzo Mari's autoprogettazione furniture series from 1974, I went to a local DIY shop and bought some 20mm square pine batten. Then I bought a big bold low-energy…


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21 Jun 2014

In June, as part of Critical Practice, I co-organised a one-day workshop to host political philosopher Stephen Wright. In preparation for the workshop we formed a Reading Group and collectively read and discussed…


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13 Sep 2014

Over twenty years ago I edited a book Reading Things, it's long, long out of print, although an extract from the introduction was recently republished in The Object,…