neil cummings

research

12 Jun 2008

* Museum Futures: Distributed - is 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 role of artists, museums, galleries, markets,…


Value of Things
29 Mar 2005

I'm interested in collecting as a method for making, and making sense of our biosphere. For a while, I washed and put on a shelf an example of every plastic bottle that passed through our house. Collected, these otherwise overlooked things…


Enthusiasts Archive
28 Nov 2019

The Enthusiasts Archive is the result of extensive research amongst the remnants of amateur film clubs in Poland under socialism.

It's a critical archive of beautiful amateur films found, restored and made available.


Storyboard
26 Nov 2003

From 2003!

Documentation of a presentation of Capital (2001), recalling some of the 'fieldwork' and evolution of the project. Capital was a…


table
14 May 2019

So, I'm slowly learning to live with less, and experimenting with how to consume fewer resources. As part of these processes I'm making some of the things I might need or want, not in any dogmatic 'alt-right preppers' kind of way - I'm not about to be refining ore and forging weapons.…


Histories of the Present
12 Sep 2018

In September 2018, as part of The Peoples’ Bureau residency at The Collective, they invited me to participate in one of a series of discussions themed around…


Armada portrait, Elizabeth I
02 Apr 2019

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.


Values we Value
20 Sep 2013

Cascading micro-narrative architecture, as Composite performs a human performing a live-thread recall on the ocassion of the V&A Cluster's Bicentenary 2055.

The narrative architecture was performed at…


Laboral Centre of Art and Creation
23 Apr 2018

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…


Centre For Plausible Economies
09 Jun 2018

I participated in the launch of the Centre for Plausible Economies which included a day-long programme of workshops, talks and refreshments.

The day began…