Cultúrbug’s final exhibition, absəns prezəns, was a visual response to historical and social research undertaken by the group in relation to a small orphanage, developed circa 1867. Access was granted to the land and ruins by the current land owner. The exhibition was opened by Prof Declan Mc Gonagle on the 15th March 2012.
Vera Mc Evoy was the recipient of the NCAD Arthouse Graduate Award and Bursary 2011. As part of this award she facilitated a 12 month community art program in Stradbally, Co. Laois.