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.

Satyricon

Federico Fellini

feature film

1969

Lavishly inventive, an evocation of ancient Rome loosely derived from fragments of a text by Petronius. The images and sounds are so vivid and exotic as to activate the other senses by default.

sight

The sheer inventiveness excersised by Fellini in proposing the endless visions of his protagonists adventure is remarkable. Each scene here would pass as a showstopping set piece for most directors but for Felini this is just the starting point. The visual sublime seems to have been a compulsion for him: everything else emerged from that. 

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