neil cummings

Museum

Value of Things
19 Oct 2000

The Value of Things explores the evolution of the department store and the public museum as perfect technologies for the sourcing, transportation, accounting, stocking, and exhibition of material things and the people and values that swirl around…


Pitt Rivers sympathetic magic
30 May 2015

On Saturday I went to the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford, the first time in a long-time….

In the 1990's I used to lead a five week seminar at Chelsea College of Art and Design…


Shabaka Stone
19 Oct 2012

CompDoc 191058:

Partial record of Victoria and Albert Museum's Bicentenary celebrations, 19. 09. 2057

Composite performs a human performing a live-thread recall.

[..] Well, its great to be here with you…


Artists Work in Museums
10 Oct 2012

I made a presentation as part of: Artists Work in…


2063
19 Sep 2013

I participated in the inaugural workshop

Utopography: Imaging, representing and critiquing imagined worlds organised by the Arts and Science Fiction research group, the Department of Things to Come at…


Thames dusk
09 Jun 2013

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…


Shabaka Stone
17 May 2013

I've been visiting the Shabako Stone, at the British Museum, for as long as I have been living in London, its a source of wonder.

In the twenty-fifth Dynasty, sometime around c700 BC, an Egyptian mythological text was incised for eternity in a basalt stela.  The text contains an account…


V&A Bicentenary
13 Oct 2012

I made a presentation as part of: Artists Work in Museums: Histories, Interventions and Subjectivities Friday 12th and Saturday 13th October 2012 at the V&A Museum, London

This…


Enthusiasts poster
17 Jul 2011

A selection of films  from the Enthusiasts Archive I co-founded is being exhibited as part of Ostalgia at the New Museum…


Working Session

The research timeline 2058 - 1851 that I produced for Museum Futures