neil cummings

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I co-authored a text for a book that re-performs the amazing event #Transacting; A Market of Values.

This bustling market featured artists, designers, economists, civil-society groups, academics, ecologists…


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The financier James Stephens is a friend of mine and a respected book collector here in London. He specialises in rare and first editions of early American printed texts. James heard from a contact in the discrete world of bookselling that a reputable dealer in New York was offering for sale the…


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CV

A short and partial CV - 2022...

I was born in Wales and live in London. Currently I'm learning to live with less and experimenting with how to consume fewer resources. As part of these processes I'm making some of the things I…


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 A Shadow of Marx a chapter I wrote in 2004 for  Companion to Contemporary Art Since 1945 edited by Prof. Amelia Jones. The…


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Lost Property resulted from an unrealised project initiated by the Public Art Development Trust in 1995. In collaboration with Marysia Lewandowska we were invited to make a proposal for the design of a London Underground Station. The proposal was rejected but the research, photographing…


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Commissioned by Bruce Ferguson for Walking,Thinking, Walking Louisiana Museum Of Modern Art, Denmark

The publication Errata was a parasitical intervention into a public museum, both as a guide and via the catalogue of the collection.

From the Introduction

The…


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In 1992 I had an exhibition entitled Sculptures at the newly-established Cabinet Gallery, in London.

This is from the invitation card:

'The other project was, a scheme for entirely abolishing all words…


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I'm interested in collecting as a method for making, and making sense of our biosphere. For a while, I washed and put on a shelf an example of every plastic bottle that passed through our house. Collected, these otherwise overlooked things…


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I wrote a text Socialised Afffection about my grandmothers love of woodgraining for Specialism, a new publication from Open Editions.

Here is a short extract....

I remember the parlour…


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I wrote a short text for Distributed, about the possibility of re-imagining the world in common. Distributed is edited by David Blamey and Brad Haylock for OPENeditions…