neil cummings

film

Lapdogs Storyboard
23 Jul 2013

Draft storyboard/shooting script for Lapdogs of the Bourgeoisie, imagining…


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…


Use! Value! Exchange!
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…


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…


Lapdogs storyboard
17 Mar 2009

 A book to accompany Lapdogs of the Bourgeoisie has been published by…


Lapdogs
10 Sep 2010

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


Lapdogs

I was in Cairo in November 2008 to shoot a short film for an exhibition entitled Lapdogs of the Bourgeoisie. It's in a ‘reality’ TV style. A broadcast ‘trailer’, in fact a synopsis of a…


Still, Screen Tests
24 Sep 2005

Commissioned in 2005-6 by curators Alex Farquharson and Andrea Schlieker for the British Art Show Six, I collaborated with artists Marysia Lewandowska, Eileen Simpson and Ben White.

During our research, we realised…


11 Jun 2008

Museum Futures: Distributed - a machinima record of the centenary interview with Moderna Museet’s executive Ayan Lindquist in June 2058.

It explores a genealogy for contemporary art practice and its institutions, by re-imagining the…


Workers leaving the factory
09 Feb 2010

This is my contribution for (the) Evidence: images that move

1895 cast in period costume

1. Establishing shot:

Mid shot: Large wooden factory gates.

Fade from black

Gates swing open, and workers stream from the factory; women, men, children, dogs, a few…