neil cummings

London

flickr URL

I live on the Boundary Estate in Shoreditch, east London. Across Bethnal Green Road to the south is the disused Bishopsgate Goodsyard a derelict railway goods depot that has lain abandoned since 1964. Ballymoor and Hammerson are the current owners proposing to redevelop the site with 1.4 million…


flickr URL

The Cock Constantin Brâncuși 1924

As far as I am aware this is the only surviving evidence, a fading Polaroid image of The Cock I remade from found, cut and…


flickr URL

I've been thinking about things, how they're imagined, produced and circulate for some time. Living near Brick lane in London, which used to be a vast flea-market, has encouraged me to think about the material underside of consumption.

A flea market connects peoples’ actual needs and…


flickr URL

I'm part of an insurgent research group working on the Anthropocene Atlas of London (AAL). Sensing long term, slow, slow compared to human lifespans, climatic changes and understanding how our activities are influencing these changes is complex and challenging.  

As a result, we are…


flickr URL

I have a long-held fascination with the Great Exhibition of 1851, and more generally the means through which we structure value through things.

As part of London's Open House weekend 2016 I visited a remaining…


flickr URL

A small research group are working on The Anthropocene Atlas; London (TAAL). We are evolving micro-investigations in the city, developing local indicators, indicators we learnt to call erratics, of long term climatic…


flickr URL

In March, an insurgent research group I am part of visited Genva to meet with artists, academics and activists at CCC, part…


flickr URL

I collaborated with architects Peter Thomas and Catherine du Toit of 51 architecture and Marysia Lewandowska, on Social Cinema ,17 Jun 2006 - 24 Jun 2006.


flickr URL

I have been collaborating with 51% Studios, and we have been selected by The Architecture Foundation, Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners and the Royal Academy of Arts, to share our research as part of…


flickr URL

As part of Estuary an exhibition at the Museum of London, Docklands, I lead a cycling tour

Sat 8 Jun 2013, 2pm-6pm Leaving from, and returning to the…