neil cummings

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Goodsyard
31 Jan 2022

I live on the Boundary Estate in Shoreditch, east London. Across Bethnal Green Road to the south is the disused Bishopsgate Goodsyard a derelict railway goods depot that has lain abandoned since 1964. Ballymoor and Hammerson are the current owners proposing to redevelop the site with 1.4 million…


Lapdogs of the Bourgeoisie (still)
01 May 2009

Lapdogs was installed as part of the exhibition Lapdogs of the Bourgeoisie at the Arnolfini in Bristol, and previously at the Townhouse Gallery in Cairo.


12 Jun 2008

Museum Futures: Distributed - is a machinima record of the centenary interview with Moderna Museet’s executive Ayan Lindquist in June 2058.

The interview explores a genealogy for contemporary art practice and its institutions, by re-…


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…


27 Nov 2013

What’s next? Kunst nach der Krise Edited by Johannes M. Hedinger and Torsten Meyer.

The script for


Lapdogs of the Bourgeoisie (still)
30 Apr 2009

 

I was in Cairo in November 2008 to shoot a short film for an exhibition entitled Lapdogs of the Bourgeoisie. It's made in a ‘reality’ documentary TV style, it's a broadcast ‘trailer’ a synopsis of a future programme. Its a clone of an…


Workers leaving the factory
09 Feb 2010

This is my contribution for (the) Evidence: images that move

1895 cast in period costume

1. Establishing shot:

Mid shot: Large wooden factory gates.

Fade from black

Gates swing open, and workers stream from the factory; women, men, children, dogs, a few…