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Malpas Street Studios
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Malpas Street Studios

The studios in MART’s Malpas Street Gallery & Studios are based in a historic block on the edge of the Liberties. This cosy former office space is now home to a range of artists and creatives working across a number of disciplines.

About the studios

The Building

Situated on the upper floor of an office block, this building has windows on two sides for lots of light and great views of the Liberties skyline. A large shared kitchen and social space gives studio members the opportunity to get to know their neighbours.

Location

Located close to NCAD, as well as a range of cafes (The Fumbally, Two Pups, Cathedral Cafe), bars (John Fallon’s, The Headline, Whelan’s, Against the Grain), and restaurants (Sova Vegan Butcher, Boojum, Konkan).

Transport

The Malpas Street studio is situated on bus routes 49, 54a, or five minutes walk to 27, 56a, 77a, 150 and 151. Fifteen minutes walk from St Stephen’s Green Luas Stop.

Location

Members

Visual Artist

The Gum Collective

Film Director & Cinematographer

Sean Clarke

Visual Artist

Kevin Judge

Visual Artist

Carmen Quigley

Stage Design

Molly O’Cathain

Design

Attention Attire

Visual Artist

Sarah Edmondson

Theatre Designer

Katie Davenport

Visual Artist

The Gum Collective

Film Director & Cinematographer

Sean Clarke

Sean Clarke is a Dublin based director and cinematographer. He works mainly in documentary and film.

Visual Artist

Kevin Judge

Kevin Judge is an artist living and working in Dublin. He’s usually found making paintings.

Visual Artist

Carmen Quigley

A visual artist based in Dublin. Will draw on anything but prefers to do it on paper and pottery.

Stage Design

Molly O’Cathain

I am a Set and Costume designer based in Dublin (with Swedish roots) and a co-founder of MALAPROP. I work across theatre, dance, opera and the occasional film and music video. I like to collaborate on vibrant, expressionistic work, using colour, form and object as visual metaphor and dramaturgy, rather than (or as well as) as backdrop or decoration. I create detailed worlds which have a thoroughly developed material culture and consistent or decisively inconsistent attitude to the material.

Design

Attention Attire

Attention Attire creates limited edition, handmade outerwear and accessories from upcycled camping gear left behind at Ireland’s music festivals. Each piece is crafted with recycled materials that would otherwise end up in landfill. This isn’t fast fashion, this is forward thinking fashion.

Visual Artist

Sarah Edmondson

Sarah is a research-based, multidisciplinary artist. She is interested in the evolution of knowledge and the impact photography and cinema have on our understanding of the universe.

Theatre Designer

Katie Davenport

Katie Davenport is a set and costume designer based in Dublin. She designs for theatre, contemporary dance and opera, created for live and mediated viewing, as well as virtual reality, interior design and installation.