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.

The Neighbour's House

Giantito Burchiellaro, Luciano Ricceri, E. Benazzi Taglietti

Juliet of the Spirits (feature film)

1965

A sprawling villa of indeterminate historical style, the house seems under perpetual renovation while all its features centre around pleasure and spectacle. Director Fellini seems to have taken particular joy in creating this home for the film's sybaritic neighbour.

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The presence of copious flowers, fruits and virtually an entire cast of heavy smokers leaves us with a heady set of olfactory memories from which to conjure the probable aromas of the house. In one scene swarthy, half-naked builders appear to be raking steaming tar in the living room, another pretty specific set of aromas to invoke.

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