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.

Seat-back screen aerial views

Aviation industry

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A largely ignored innovation provided on certain airlines giving the traveler impossibly majestic views of the terrain below.

orientation

In some ways this defines the whole notion of orientation. We go from the conventional air-travel experience of hermetically sealed box in which all sense of time and place is suspended and the magnitude of what we are actually doing is entirely canceled by the banality of our surroundings, to a tiny but significant window upon the grandeur of slipping through the atmosphere 35.000 feet in the air as our planet spins silently below us. We can see entire countries moving below us, oceans and cloud banks the size of cities.

Paul Schütze