neil cummings

things

01 Nov 2016
Cloud

Cloud, cast plaster, London c1986 #FromTheCollection #ObjectOfTheWeek


20 Oct 2000
table

Documents was a year-long research and exhibitionary project, this is from the accompanying publications......

From…


26 Apr 1997
2063

In 1997, after several years of research I managed to curate a multi-site exhibition, this account is from a reassembled guide..

Collected

26th April - 21 June 1997


18 Sep 2016
Crystal Palace Subway

I have a long-held fascination with the Great Exhibition of 1851, and more generally the means through which we structure value through things.

As part of London's Open House weekend 2016 I visited a remaining…


19 Oct 2000
Value of Things

The Value of Things explores the evolution of the department store and the public museum as perfect technologies for the sourcing, transportation, accounting, stocking, and exhibition of material things and the people and values that swirl around…


30 May 2015
Pitt Rivers sympathetic magic

On Saturday I went to the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford, the first time in a long-time….

In the 1990's I used to lead a five week seminar at Chelsea College of Art and Design…


07 Jul 2014
Gallery closed

I took part in a workshop Curating the Activist Object, 7- 8th July at May Day Rooms

A wave of political uprising in recent years has made visible the inventiveness and creativity that…


21 Jun 2014
Working Session

In June, as part of Critical Practice, I co-organised a one-day workshop to host political philosopher Stephen Wright. In preparation for the workshop we formed a Reading Group and collectively read and discussed…


13 Sep 2014
Truth is Concrete

Over twenty years ago I edited a book Reading Things, it's long, long out of print, although an extract from the introduction was recently republished in The Object,…


12 Apr 2014
Reading Things

Reading Things  is out of print, although an extract from the introduction was recently republished in…