neil cummings

Working Session
18 Feb 2015

‘[...]…when bubbles, individuals, or beings, human and non-human, amass and cohere, their influence on one another creates all manner of formal distortion.’

Hélène Frichot writing on Peter Sloterdijk

"Bubbles, beings, human and non-human amass and cohere"…

UAL Values
10 Feb 2015

I'm part of an insurgent research group, inspired by a visit to MayDay Rooms, we are working through a range of research trajectories…

Sunlight
10 Dec 2014

SUNLIGHT: energy labour value was a screening powered by the…

Waterpainting
08 Dec 2014

A long time ago, I was asked by the Whitechapel Gallery, London, to contribute an artwork for the

Candas, Asturias
10 Dec 2014

 

I've been working as part of Critical Practice towards Differently Screening 4: SUNLIGHT: energy labour value

It's a screening and discussion powered by the…

DRAGLINE
25 Nov 2014

Join us for the collective binding and celebration of the beautiful limited-edition souvenir UTOPOGRAPHIES: EVALUATION, CONSENSUS AND LOCATION

6pm. Introductions from Dr Dan Smith and the Critical Practice Research…

Sonic Possible Worlds
11 Nov 2014

As part of an insurgent research group, we visited MayDay Rooms in London.

We heard from Anthony Davies and Ian Boal (two of the co-founders) about the need they felt for a shared space; where dominant political narratives - like…

Sonic Possible Worlds
17 Sep 2014

I participated in a book launch: Salomé Voegelin's - Sonic Possible Worlds: Hearing the Continuum of Sound hosted by CRISAP on Wednesday 17th September, 18:00-20:30 at the Podium Lecture Theatre at…

Neil Cummings
19 Jun 2014
Transcript: More things can happen than will, or have

Chelsea Centenary 2063:  Neil Cummings, Platform Lecture, June14  

Well, I’m so, sorry that I can't be there with you tonight, Chris probably explained, I’m having some upgrades fitted. I can’t even connect with you. I thought…

Gallery closed
07 Jul 2014

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…

Working Session
21 Jun 2014

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…

Truth is Concrete
13 Sep 2014

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,…

Reading Things
12 Apr 2014

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

25 Jun 2014

I contributed a version of Generosity to Ends Meet: Essays on Exchange, a publication developed…

Platform Publication
19 Jun 2014

At 6.30, on the 19th June, at Chelsea College of Arts, as part of the Chelsea Clusters centenary celebrations, Prof. Neil Cummings will perform a live-thread recall.

Highlights will obviously include;

Truth is Concrete
26 Apr 2014

Truth is Concrete was emblazoned over Bertolt Brecht’s desk while in exile in Denmark, a constant reminder in times of extreme social turbulence to remember political…

Great Exhibition
13 May 2012

We began, students, staff, experts and others as Exhibition Experiments.

The initial idea was, through collaboration…

Working Session
22 Mar 2014

I'm collaborating with Critical Practice and a group of Utopographers, towards

Event Space Design
28 Mar 2014

At a workshop - devised by Charlotte Knox-Williams - to design an event space for Utopography:…

Arnolfini
16 Feb 2014

On Sunday I joined Ace&Lion for a collaborative, swarm derived drift through the Kings…

Printed Matter
31 Jan 2014

I contributed to PROSPECTUS a beautiful publication edited by Verina Gfader…

Give Gifts
15 Dec 2013

I lino-printed my Christmas cards this year

Related to a manifesto I wrote on Generosity, and a text about…