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.

Kolumba Museum

Peter Zumthor

Koln, Germany


Merging seamlessly with the ruins upon which it stands this building sublimely modulates light and air with the same skill it brings to the steel, brick and stone of its construction.


In an almost impossible fusion of the simple and the complex, Zumthor has created a space of strong simplicity, then introduced complexity through the movement of natural light. The progress of the day is the engine which drives most of the ornament in Kolumba. Supplied by shadow and highlights as the sun is fractured into filigrees by piercings in the facade, the moving patterns and details fleet across the stone surfaces of the interiors, fugitive and infinitely changeable.