neil cummings

research

to continue
22 Jul 2013

In 1968, at the interface between minimal and conceptual art practices Richard Serra compiled a Verb List to account for actions that could be done to, or with specific materials. The list was published in The New Avant-Garde: Issues for the Art of the Seventies (1972).


A Joy Forever
12 Jun 2013

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


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…


Trash is Treasure
16 May 2013

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,…


Archivalprocess
01 Oct 2011

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…


Trash is Treasure
16 Apr 2013

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…


Waste
16 Feb 2013

As part of Critical Practice I’ve been working on a series of events/walking tours/discussions. Over the next two years, we will work with a wide range of international partners to explore…


 A Shadow of Marx a chapter I wrote in 2004 for  


DRAGLINE
22 Apr 2006

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…