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,…


29 Mar 2005
Value of Things

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…


28 Nov 2019
Enthusiasts Archive

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.


26 Nov 2003
Storyboard

From 2003!

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


14 May 2019
table

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.…


12 Sep 2018
Histories of the Present

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…


02 Apr 2019
Armada portrait, Elizabeth I

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.


20 Sep 2013
Values we Value

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…


23 Apr 2018
Laboral Centre of Art and Creation

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…


09 Jun 2018
Centre For Plausible Economies

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…