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.

Music for Eighteen Muscicians

Steve Reich

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A pulsing,minimal musical work which uses very subtle, microscopically precise shifts in timing and timbral arrangement to create some breathtaking aural and temporal illusions.


One of the most interesting elements of Reich's work is a psycho-acoustic effect whereby sounds not even present in the piece seem to materialize from nowhere as a consequence of the complex arrangement and the illusions produced by high levels of repetition. Over time the ear seeks to establish relationships that conform to familiar sonic phenomena creating a tension between the actual and the anticipated.

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