neil cummings

London

Flea Market
12 Mar 2020

I've been thinking about things, how they're imagined, produced and circulate for some time. Living near Brick lane in London, which used to be a vast flea-market, has encouraged me to think about the material underside of shopping.

A flea market connects peoples’ actual needs and desires…


Thames foreshore
12 Mar 2017

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

As a result, we are…


Crystal Palace Subway
18 Sep 2016

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…


Thames dusk
02 Jul 2015

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…


Bettina from Deptford's Creekside Education Centre
28 Jul 2015

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


Social Cinema
17 Jun 2006

I collaborated with architects Peter Thomas and Catherine du Toit of 51 architecture and Marysia Lewandowska, on Social Cinema ,17 Jun 2006 - 24 Jun 2006.


#floodplain (beta)
22 Sep 2013

I have been collaborating with 51% Studios, and we have been selected by The Architecture Foundation, Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners and the Royal Academy of Arts, to share our research as part of London…


Thames dusk
09 Jun 2013

As part of Estuary an exhibition at the Museum of London, Docklands, I lead a cycling tour

Sat 8 Jun 2013, 2pm-6pm Leaving from, and returning to the…


Waste
16 Feb 2013

As part of Critical Practice I’ve been working on a series of events/walking tours/discussions. Over the next two years, we will work with a wide range of international partners to explore…


Gates of Heaven
20 Nov 2011

Sunday 20th November, on my way to the Critical Practice Walk and Talk at the Royal Observatory.

The walk -we were to meet at at 1pm- started at the Prime Meridian, Longitude 0° Latitude 51° 28' 38 N........ even if it…