Nocht Studio is an emerging collaborative art practice that undertakes research through making.

Nocht's most recent completed work is a community participation project involving the creation of "The Seed Pavilion", a nature-first pop-up pavilion, for the May Sunday Festival 2024 in Killeagh, Co. Cork with Greywood Arts.
Nocht is a recent recipients of a Visual Arts Project Award 2024 from The Arts Council of Ireland for their self-initiated project, “Random”, developed in partnership with Extern Problem Gambling Ireland, which explores the concept of randomness and gambling’s societal impact. The project is also supported by Creative Ireland through Waterford County Council.

Their piece, 'Narcissus II', was featured at this year's Longford Lights Festival 2024.
Nocht was recently selected to participate in Art and Digital Culture - A Crit with John Gerrard by Creative Futures Academy at NCAD in partnership with BETA Festival Dublin. They were also selected to participate in AI-Curious, an Irish & Canadian Artist Virtual Idea Exchange curated by Darren Pottie and funded by the Canada Council for the Arts. 
Nocht was part of Creative Waterford and Waterford Local Enterprise Office’s Digital Creative Showcase 2023. ‘Timbre Bridge’ was commissioned for the Art Trail 2023 for the May Sunday Festival by Greywood Arts in Killeagh, Co. Cork. 
Their piece, “Play?”, was commissioned for the Inside|Out Exhibition for by South Tipperary Arts Centre & In The Open | Faoin Spéir Festival in 2022. Nocht was selected for ‘New Work’, an exhibition curated by Anne Mullee and held in South Tipperary Arts Centre in 2020. 

Nocht was founded in 2018 by Martin McGloin and Philip Ryan with studios and workshops in both Clonmel, Tipperary and Beltra, Sligo. 
Martin and Philip both graduated from the Dublin School of Architecture in 2013. 
Nocht Studio’s existing and ongoing body of work predominantly explores the concept of self and other through perceived human experience in the physical and digital world. Nocht works in the mediums of light, sound, music, and film through interactive installations and made objects.

Martin McGloin is an artist from Sligo, living in Cork, Ireland. He is a member of Visual Artists Ireland. 
He graduated from the Dublin School of Architecture in 2013 and has worked in the art and design industry in Ireland, the Netherlands and Germany. 
Martin has guest lectured at University of Cork, Center for Architectural Education, Limerick Institute of Technology as part of the “Crafting Europe” series, as well as speaking at “Decoding Craftsmanship” at Joseph Walsh Studio and “Shape to Fabrication” at the University of Westminster School of Architecture.

Philip Ryan is an artist from Clonmel, Tipperary, living in Waterford, Ireland. He is a professional member of Visual Artists Ireland, Mór Artists Collective and ArtLinks. 
Philip is a recent recipient of an Artist in the Community Scheme Research and Development Grant 2024, awarded by Create and funded by the Arts Council of Ireland, where he will be collaborating with Glenbower Wood and Lake Company Limited By Guarantee in Killeagh, Co. Cork. 
Philip has also been selected as a Creative Partner for the Síolta Glasa project, a Citizen Innovation Lab collaboration between Limerick City and County Council, University of Limerick, Mary Immaculate College, Ballyhoura Development, Fab Lab Limerick and mentors Javier Buron Garcia and Dr. Veronica Santorum. The project will support community-creative partnerships to build capacity around decarbonisation in Limerick city and county and will run from June 2024 to October 2025.
He is currently attending the 'Commissioning and Curating Contemporary Public Art' professional development course by HDK-Valand Academy of Art and Design at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.
He graduated from the Dublin School of Architecture with first class honours in 2013 and has worked in the architecture and design industry in Ireland, the UK and New Zealand. 
He was nominated for the Silver Medal of the Royal Institute of British Architects, was the winner of the 2013 Coillte Third Level Student Wood Awards in the architecture category and was the editor of 'Ailtireacht: Architecture Students' Journal'. 
Philip has been involved in public-based children’s workshops in Ireland with Commonage: Callan, the Irish Architecture Foundation, Open House Dublin, South Dublin County Council, and the National Learning Network.
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