neil cummings

research

12 Jun 2013
A Joy Forever

I contributed a presentation to The Labour of the Multitudes: Political Economy of Social Creativity  which took place at the …


09 Jun 2013
Thames dusk

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…


17 May 2013
Shabaka Stone

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…


16 May 2013
Trash is Treasure

I participated in a one-day conference For the love of it which explored some of the assumptions, expectations and myths about working as an artist today.

Date: Wednesday 15 May 2013Location: Cecil Sharp House,…


01 Oct 2011
Archivalprocess

In 2011, asked to provide a Top Ten List of references that every art undergraduate should know, I offered these (not in order of preference):

 

01. Flash, Grandmaster - Adventures of Grandmaster Flash on the…


16 Apr 2013
Trash is Treasure

As part of Critical Practice I participating in......... One Person's Trash in Another's Treasure

When:10am Monday, 15th - 5pm Tuesday 16th AprilWhere: Chelsea…


16 Feb 2013
Waste

As part of Critical Practice I’ve been working on a series of events/walking tours/discussions.…


 A Shadow of Marx a chapter I wrote in 2004 for  


As part of Self Portrait; Arnolfini we produced a beautiful…


22 Apr 2006
DRAGLINE

Dragline c1950 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…