Bubaki is a creative design studio based in Limerick, Ireland. Our work is multidisciplinary and we exist at the intersection of art and technology. We create life-affirming experiences that enable us to tune into our sense of wonder, community and play. We lead creative technology workshops to enable artists to find new tools for their creative practice and we are always open for new collaborations.

Bubaki is led by the artist-engineer duo Catherine Ireton and Luis Berna Moya.

Catherine’s background and training is as a musician, site specific artist and theatre maker. She holds a Masters in Music and Sonic Media and a Bachelors Degree in Theatre. Luis is a human computer interaction researcher with many years developing multi-sensory technology. His PhD research is in haptic technology at Sussex University, UK. Their solo work has been presented and published in Korea, Hong Kong, Macau, China, UK, and Ireland.

Bubaki was established in 2021 and that year they won the title of “Sussex Entrepreneurs Of The Year 2021”. In 2022 the company relocated from England to Ireland and are currently company in residence at the Fab Lab, Limerick.