Dressing The Air is the brainchild of the London-based artist Paul Schütze.

In a career spanning 30 years, Schütze has exhibited his photographic and installation works in galleries and museums around the world, released over thirty albums of original recordings, scored a number of films and performed numerous concerts. He has collaborated with artists such as James Turrell, Josiah McElheny and Isaac Julien and musicians as diverse as Bill Laswell, Raoul Björkenheim, Toshinori Kondo, Lol Coxhill and Jah Wobble.

Dressing The Air is a unique open resource that aims to enrich creative thinking by encouraging a multi-sensory approach. A constantly evolving archive and creative news feed, Dressing The Air monitors and reports on a diverse range of art-forms from cinema to sculpture, painting to furniture design, land-art to perfumery.

Matin Firrell


Public artist Martin Firrell's latest project is an online portrait/oracle built around the national treasure that is Fenella Fielding. Charming, charismatic and smart as a whip, Ms Fielding here dispenses Wildean gems for the benefit of those cautious souls in need of existential guidance. The presence of her inimitable husky voice and its engaging disconnection from her perpetually expressive face is a clever device. Far from distancing her, it feels as though a further dimension is added to the portrait, a sort of self -reflexive mirroring, it brings her even closer to the "user" of the site. Having had the pleasure of seeing her in person at the launch of this project I can attest to the veracity of the portrait and the uncanny job Firrell has done in distilling her essence for the adoring masses.