Club Comfort have announced the launch of Mesh Net at the Project Arts Centre in Temple Bar. Mesh Net is a collection of reflections on the history, experience and significance of social dancing in Ireland, from ancient times to the present.
Dublin based party and spiritual community Club Comfort recently announced the launch of Mesh Net at the Project Arts Centre in Temple Bar. Mesh Net is a compilation of comments on the history, experience, and significance of social dance in Ireland.
The project is collection of essays edited by Kate Butler and Roo Honeychild that surveys social dancing in Ireland in a variety of ways, from accessibility and inclusivity to the historical and political context for clubbing. These articles are displayed alongside commissioned visual work by artist Aisling Phelan and a collection of images by Faolán Carey, a longtime Club Comfort documenter.
The book was made possible by the Radical Spirit Commission, which was awarded Club Comfort by Project Arts Centre and the Dublin Fringe Festival 2023. The book, published by Project Press, will be available for purchase during both the Open Day and CC’s all-day Fringe celebration, COMFORT CARNIVAL: CODA on Saturday September 9th.