neil cummings

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Vase, coiled, handbuilt and biscuit fired, London, c 1985

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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…

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This summer, inspired by Enzo Mari autoprogettazione furniture series from 1974, I repurposed an old, broken barn-door I found, and guided by his plans and cutting log made a table for the garden.

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A collaborative text assembled by Neil Cummings, Marsha Bradfield and David Cross for a  Cultures of Resilience publication. The text outlines research into communities of evaluation that culminated in…

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I participated in Fieldworks, a residential summer school at Hospitalfield.

Hospitalfield is an astonishing…

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Jig

Coordinated by Ezio Manzini and Nick Bell, Culture of Resilience (CoR) was a cultural experiment that could be encapsulated by the following: take the community of academics of a large and prestigious university of art and design.…

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Emerging out of the Open Cinema project at Open School East, an enthusiastic self organised Documentary Film Group (…

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I'll be contributing to a discussion at the ICA, London about self-organisation and institutional education programmes...

The ICA's Educators' Events create a platform for conversations to challenge conventional modes of institutional learning.

They are intended to explore the…

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I will contribute to...

Making Use: Life in Postartistic Times Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, Emilii Plater 51 Warsaw

February 19 – May 1, 2016 Tuesday – Sunday, 12 p.m. – 8 p.m. Admission free…

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There was a launch of Specialism edited by David Blamey on Friday April 15, 6-9pm in the Senior Common Room. I wrote a short text

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Archives, like collections in museums and galleries are built with the property of multiple authors and previous owners. But unlike the collection, there is no imperative…

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Cineclub #1

The Enthusiasts: Outsider Cinema from the 1950–80s. A selection from the Enthusiasts Archive Museum…

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Some time ago, we started discussing the possibility of developing  a Local Currency (LC) for #TransActing; a Market of…

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The Value of Things explores the evolution of the department store and the public museum as perfect technologies for the sourcing, transportation, accounting, stocking, and exhibition of material things and the people and values that swirl around…

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The second in Open Cinema's workshops was developed and lead by Ed Webb-Ingall. Ed's research looks to recover, reactivate and revive the history and practice of community video.

Ed gave a brief  account, from 1968 to 1981 of the development of a medium and moving image style…

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I will contribute to a discussion on The Market, which I take to be the Art Market at the ICA in London.

  New Contemporaries 1949 to Now

ICA The Mall London SW1Y 5AH

New Contemporaries…

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OPEN CINEMA: HOME

A screening festival celebrating digital filmmaking and Hackney Including world premiere of 24 hour Hackney: A City Symphony

Saturday 21 November, 4-8pm…

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As a contribution to Shock City, I experimented with a live-tracing of the values that were valued.

It's a method developed from the…

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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…

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For my table, I made a lamp

Using hand tools and inspired by Enzo Mari's autoprogettazione furniture series from 1974, I went to a local DIY shop and bought some 20mm square pine batten. Then I bought a big bold low-energy…

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

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After many years knowing about his work, as part of Re-source at Foundation Gallery Lafayette in Paris, I finally met Neil Cummings.