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.

Faust Sceneography

Joseph Svoboda

Piccolo Teatro di Milano

1988

A typically innovative staging design, both aurally and visually startling, in which the amplified sounds of the cast moving were deployed to striking effect.

orientation

We very quickly adjust to environmental changes due to our regular unconscious sensory orientation. This makes us easy to fool in one sense as we will accept a new order of "normal" once it has persisted for a while. Once acclimatized to the new familiar we are ripe for sudden disorientation from which we then struggle to recover. This device becomes a reliable route for creative assaults upon our attentions.

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