neil cummings

resilience

20 Aug 2017
Tiling

I designed - this is where I encountered 'tesselation' - sourced and during the summer learnt to lay a floor of handmade terracotta tiles for an almacen in Riocaliente, Asturias.…


12 Mar 2017
Thames foreshore

 

I'm part of an insurgent research group working on the Anthropocene Atlas of Geneva, and London (TAAG and TAAL). Sensing long term, slow, slow compared to human lifespans, climatic changes and understanding how our activities are influencing these changes is complex and challenging.  …


16 Nov 2016
Creative Stance

I was invited by Nadine Monem of common-editions to contribute a text to The Creative Stance. The beautiful publication is an exploration and celebration of creativity, from…


16 Jun 2016
Values we Value

 

Here is a version of the text I produced about diversity and resilience for The Creative Stance.

Resilience

Resilience is the capacity of a system – a person, a bacterial culture, a forest, a city…


08 Jul 2016
#TransActing; A market of values

Coordinated by Ezio Manzini and Nick Bell, Culture of Resilience (CoR) was a cultural experiment that could be encapsulated by the following: take the community of academics of a large and prestigious university of art and design.…


28 Oct 2015
Shock City: tracing

As a contribution to Shock City, I experimented with a live-tracing of the values that were valued.

It's a method developed from the…


02 Jul 2015
Thames dusk

A small research group are working on The Anthropocene Atlas; London (TAAL). We are evolving micro-investigations in the city, developing local indicators, indicators we learnt to call erratics, of long term climatic…


28 Jul 2015
Marronnier Oficiel ,

In March, an insurgent research group I am part of visited Genva to meet with artists, academics and activists at CCC, part…


01 May 2015
Cultures of Resilience

Resilience is the capacity of a bounded network - a person, bacterial culture, a forest, a city or an economy, to deal with change and continue to develop. It's the capacity to use shocks and disruption -…