CITIZEN ARTIST Exhibition

From April 10th – 15th Common Ground presents a series of artworks and performances that reflect on the studio 468 awards programme CITIZEN ARTIST 2016-2018. The work of the following artists will be shown: Seoidin O’Sullivan – The Grafter from HARD/GRAFT, Fiona Reilly – Declarations of Time Spent from The Dept. of Timekeepers, Laragh Pittman – The Invisible Museum, Pat Curran – This City Life, and Mark Holburn – Individualisation & Useless Time.

Free tickets can be booked through Eventbrite.


HARD/GRAFT towards community orchards and sustainable cities

Thursday 15th November at 7.00pm – 8.15pm. Richmond Barracks, Inchicore, Dublin 8

Common Ground is delighted to host a panel discussion and presentations on the issue of sustainable cities, greening Dublin City, land access, food access, spaces of commoning and public sites in urban space.

The Speakers are: artist Seoidin O’Sullivan HARD/GRAFT, Professor Gerald Mills and Dr. Mary Forrest from UCD.

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Culture Night at studio 468

Culture Night is Friday September 21st and studio 468 will open the doors from 5.30pm to 9.30pm. Artist and precarious worker Fiona Reilly will present a collection of new works comprising live readings, embroideries and printed material. The works presented are traces of encounters with visitors to ‘The Department of Time Keepers’ – a precarious institution Fiona established at studio 468 during her residency in 2017.

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Tiny Voices – Early Years Music Programme

Common Ground in partnership with the FRC crèche of Thornton Heights in Inchicore, Dublin 8 will be engaging a professional musician in the autumn for the development of early years music programme, based on the original model of Tiny Voices delivered previously in 2012 – 2013. Continue reading…


‘This City Life’ – Living on the edge of Dublin’s everyday

Everyone is very welcome to the launch and exhbition of Dublin based visual artists Pat Curran and Mark Holburn joint exhibition ‘This City Life’ in Ballyfermot Library at 6.30pm on June 7th.

Pat’s paintings and Mark’s installed arts works map and present their responses to their rich cultural experiences and observations of Dublin’s contemporary life. They both graduated from the National College of Art and Design in 2014 and 2015 respectively. Since September 2017 Pat and Mark have been part of the CITIZEN ARTIST Collective based in studio 468, in St Andrew’s Community Centre, Rialto, Dublin 8.  ‘City Life’ is open in Ballyfermot Library until June 30th.

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