neil cummings



cafe construction


This will be the cafe, designed by Caruso St John.

For the last 2 years I've been a trustee of the emerging Nottingham Contemporary. Its been fascinating - and quite a lot of work - to participate in creating a new kind of art institution. An art institution 'fit-for-purpose' in the 21st Century

“Art is what makes life more interesting than art”. Robert Filliou

At Nottingham Contemporary we believe that contemporary artists offer extraordinary perspectives on society, and so:

•    We promote the research, exchange and dissemination of ideas inspired by today’s art practices across disciplines and cultures, working with a wide range of partners.

•    We are committed to excellence, experimentation, ambition and innovation - in contemporary art and within our own organisation.

•    We work to attract new audiences to contemporary art through imaginative educational activities, our communications and our events.

•    We support the creative and critical empowerment of artists and audiences. Both groups play an active role in our organisation.

•    We give local people a stimulating cultural and social home, while attracting national and international visitors to the city.

Nottingham Contemporary is a place where the world is imagined differently, and nicely complements the work I'm doing with Intermediæ.



You can see how the building is developing, and join me at the opening on 13th November 2009.




52.951295, -1.146129

Nottingham Contemporary
Weekday Cross
United Kingdom

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