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Superbia - Image
Curated by Stephen Brandes and Brigid Harte

Artist & Curator Stephen Brandes and Curator Brigid Harte were commissioned by Breaking Ground to make a work which in some way commented on the move some families were making from the old flats and houses into newer, better homes. 

‘Superbia’ was a temporary exhibition which was&nb...

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Culturstruction  - Image
Jo Anne Butler, Tara Kennedy, Mary Jo Gilligan, Jesse Jones, Eilis McDonald & Padraic E. Moore

An extensive research process was undertaken by Mary Jo Gilligan in the development of her project, including establishing a research body called Dublin City Agency for the Sensory ...

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The Umbrella Project

The Umbrella Project - Image
Rhona Byrne

The event took place on Saturday the 11 March 2006, inviting people to take part in one of six walking tours. The six walking tours were led by key local figures and specialists in their field. The tours included an Urban Wildlife Tour, Historical Tour, Architectural Tour, Docklands Area Tour, Mu...

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Home - Image
Rhona Byrne

In response to the regeneration of Ballymun in Dublin, over a two year period, Rhona developed a project called Home working closely with the Ballymun racing pigeon club and the residents of the tower blocks to be demolished.

Speaking about the project the artist stated "The homing ...

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Misneach: A Monumental Celebration of Youth

Misneach: A Monumental Celebration of Youth - Image
John Byrne

John Byrne was curated by Breaking Ground to make a work in close consultation with the local community  - the second phase of the Breaking Ground art commission programme commissioned artists to work in a sustained and engaged way with members of the host community. At the en...

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NSF: Temporary Projects in the Docklands

NSF: Temporary Projects in the Docklands - Image
Eli Caamano, Inigo Manglano-Ovalle, Seamus Nolan & Sorcha O'Brien

Balloon by Sorcha O'Brien and Eli Caamano
Sorcha O'Brien and Eli Caamano installed 4 spherical 20ft balloons on the tops of buildings in the docklands area along Kennedy's Quay, including the landmark buildings R&H Hall and the Odlums Building. The lightness of touch that the ball...

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THEN comprising of 4 parts including M-Path, Around, Meeting, Garden

THEN comprising of 4 parts including M-Path, Around, Meeting, Garden - Image
Adam Chodzko

THEN is a project by acclaimed British artist Adam Chodzko, curated by Aisling Prior. It was commissioned by Breaking Ground, the Per Cent for Art programme for Ballymun Regeneration Limited, from 2006-2007, in various locations across Dublin. It comprised of four works which fantasise future cha...

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Inside-Outside - Image
Catherine Delaney

Inside-Outside is a public art collaborative project by artist Catherine Delaney commissioned for Wicklow County Council's Per Cent for Art Programme, 2007-2008.

An ephemeral based site-specific project in collaboration with six members of the community of Baltinglass town, t...

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Fill  - Image
Catherine Delaney

Imbued with a haunting sense of melancholy and loss, Fill traces the presence of a profound absence, preserving the memory of time and life passed by. A ghostly silver landscape forms from the hollow negative potholes, cracks, fissures, splits and tears of the previous street fro...

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Portrayals - Image
Jeanette Doyle

Jeannette worked with women from The Star Project in Ballymun. The Star Project is a group of women who have stabilised their drug use and meet up on a daily basis. There were three strands of activity involved in the work, loosely connected by the notion of portrayal.

From the be...

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Nazareth Housing Association provides independent living houses for individuals and couples who are 65 and over and on the Sligo County Council housing list.  Nazareth Village is comprised of 48 houses in a garden setting.  The Village was financed as a public-private partnership between Nazareth Housing Association and Sligo County Council with funding from the Department of Environment, Community and Local Government.  

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