Expanded Practice Update


Last month’s Expanded Practice in Inchicore was a great success. The Architecture students from UCD were blown away by the enthusiasm shown and the ideas put forward.

The Ideas Exhibition event was held on Saturday April 5th in the Inchicore Sports and Social Club and included a Q&A discussion, interactive boards, historic studies, stories from the community and proposed interventions from their research.

Here are some snaps from the event and we’re sure we’ll be hearing more from them soon.

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Expanded Practice Ideas Workshop

Common Ground is delighted to host Expanded Practice – a group of five UCD architecture students who will be located in Common Ground on Tyrconnell Road Inchciore from March 24th to April 7th.

They are inviting anyone with a passion for the community of Inchicore to come and visit them for a chat and some tea! They welcome your thoughts or stories and want to learn a bit more about Inchicore’s history, railworks and development and your ideas on what changes you think could benefit the local area and build on its great potential.

Please email: expandedpractice@gmail.com for more information.

February 2014 News

In February 2014 studio 468 invites applications/proposals for the 468 X 10 REALISATION awards, marking studio 468’s tenth year as a cultural resource in Rialto and the wider Dublin area. In 2013 the first phase of this anniversary was marked with a combination of six short inter-disciplinary RESEARCH awards. studio 468 continues to act as a working space from which to engage locally and artists and/or groups are asked to propose in their application how they will individually or collectively develop their arts practice within the local area.

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November 2013 News


THEATREclub presents HISTORY at Project Arts Centre from 18th to 22nd December. HISTORY is a public art commission to mark the regeneration of St Michael’s Estate. The commission was awarded to THEATREclub in 2011. It is the third and final instalment of a trilogy of work that began with HEROIN (2010) and then THE FAMILY (2012).

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October 2013 News

studio 468

It has already been a very busy year in studio 468. After an exciting week long programme at the end of June, The Producers finished their residency and visual artist Orla Whelan and the Drawing Group from Rialto Youth Project worked in the studio for one month. The Drawing Group completed their residency with an exhibition ‘The Crazy Colourmatic City’ at the end of July.

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