Something and Son – The Sweat Oratory

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Charles Fort Walk

Friday 19 - Sunday 28 September - 12:00 am
(Entry every 30 min (arrive 10min before)

Closing Time: 18:00
Tickets €4 per person / 10 euro for a priva…

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One of 2011’s most dynamic social design projects

Design Honors List, New York Times (on FARM:Shop)

Designed by London practice cheap viagra Something and Son, The Sweat Oratory is a space for people of all ages to come together, relax and sweat it out during the festival. Reviving the little known tradition of the Irish sweathouse, this is their first project in Ireland.

An eighteenth viagra online century cave-like forerunner to the modern sauna, sweathouses were considered a cure viagra for sale for numerous ailments, providing those living in remote locations with a means to keep warm in the winter. Perhaps surprisingly, Ireland has a long spa tradition – a tradition associated not with luxury, but with health, healing and social interaction.

This unique installation is inspired by Kerry’s Gallarus Oratory. Using some of the latest generic viagra 3D scanning technology to map the centuries old building, a small unmanned aircraft with a survey sensor will capture a photo realistic facade to scale, allowing a canvas recreation of the beautiful original.

Located on the stunning bay of Kinsale, the installation will bring this traditional structure into the 21st century through new technologies and thinking.
Something and Son design and deliver popular and witty projects that bring together social enterprise, engineering and art. They have previously been commissioned by the Mayor of London, V&A Museum, CREATE, Manchester International, the London Festival of Architecture and the Gwangju Biennale, South Korea. Previous projects include FARM:Shop and The Barking Bathhouse.

Please note that due to the location, this installation is not accessible for wheelchair users. Bring a towel and bottle of water.

Commissioned by Kinsale Arts Festival

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