neil cummings

Afterall & Showroom

Seminar with Neil Cummings
Saturday, 28 March 2009, 3-6pm

Organised by The Showroom and Afterall
Venue: The Cockpit Theatre
Gateforth Street (Off Church Street)
London, NW8 8EH

The Showroom and Afterall are pleased to invite you to a seminar with London-based artist Neil Cummings.

Neil will present Museum Futures: Distributed (32min), made in collaboration with Marysia Lewandowska and commissioned by Moderna Museet for their Jubilee year, 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 possible genealogy for contemporary art practice and its institutions, by re-imagining the role of artists, museums, galleries, markets, manufactories and academies.

The screening will be followed by a discussion on issues related to the films exploration of how we might imagine the future of art practice, arts institutions and the museum.

You can read the transcribed machinima dialogue

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