video art

 

Not for broadcast

A selection of Michael’s work for art galleries from 1984 to the present is represented below. As well as  links to recent work. Michael’s latest video work, dedicated to film maker Guy Sherwin is

At The Bars (2016). Also, watch Michael’s series of videotapes for projection: television/film/music (2015), the 5 X 10 min. videotape collection: Video In/Audio Out (2014) and the collected 260 Feet Deep Episodes (2013). See the whole collection here.

The memorial for Donald Campbell (1921-1967) was held at Coniston water on September 12th 2001, 34 years after his death and one day after the twin towers came down.


Colour. Hi 8. 2002

Episodes From A Life: Volume 1 & 2 1983-1985

  At Coniston 12/9/2001 (Independent Short)

A selection of episodes selected from Volume 1 & 2 of Michael Cumming's video note book kept between 1983 & 1985.


Colour. U-Matic/Super 8/16mm. 1985

Unimportant Incidents In The Life Of Bob Children 1984

“Take a deck chair with you everywhere my mother used to say”.


A collaboration with artist Mike Williams .


Colour. U-Matic. 1984. Remastered.

Cumbrian artist Kevin Carr teams up with film maker Michael Cumming to produce a funny & poetic look at the Sellafield nuclear reprocessing plant. Selected for ‘Sedition’ - A retrospective of Cumbrian modern art. Tully House Museum, Carlisle, Cumbria in 2010 and the ‘Sea Change’ Show at The Atkinson Gallery, Southport. (2014)


B&W. 16mm. 1989.

Beachcomber 1989 (Arts Council financed) 

260 Feet Deep - Episode 1  2010 (Independent Short) 

“Two years on from the original Incidents and we find Bob relocated to Brighton and reunited with his beloved deck chair”.


A collaboration with artist Mike Williams .


Colour. U-Matic. 1984. Remastered.

More Unimportant Incidents In The Life Of Bob Children 1984

Constructive destruction performed by Michael Webster at Courtney, Windermere.


Music & Images by Michael Cumming .


Colour. U-Matic. 1984. Remastered.

Bulldozers & Builderss 1984

Pianissimo & Variations 1984

Run 1985










Music by Patricia & Michael Cumming


Images by Michael Cumming .


Colour. U-Matic. 1984. Remastered.

Music & Images by Michael Cumming .


Colour. U-Matic. 1985. Remastered.