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.

Shugaku-in Imperial Villa Garden

Emperor Go-Mizunoo

Kyoto, Japan

1659

Seen as one of the great achievements of Japanese garden design, these gardens introduced the idea of the "borrowed view" by framing the near-by Kyoto hills through careful design and direction of the visitor's attentions.

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Any really complete environment has it's own set of criteria and stimuli both to mark it as unique and to engage and delight the visitor. Gardens have perhaps the widest possible palette of stimuli on offer as they can harness the weather, the surrounding environment and of course the seasons to supply perpetual transition and engagement within the framework set out in the basic structure and planning.