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.

Trayee

Bertrand Duchaufour

for Neela Vermeire Creations

2011

Blue ginger, Elemi, Cinnamon, Ganja effects, Blackcurrant, Basil, Jasmine, Cardamom, Clove, Saffron, Sandalwood, Vetiver, Incense, Sandalwood, Patchouli, Myrrh, Vanilla, Cedar, Amber, Oud, Oakmoss. A spectacular oriental, rich in spice and incense, opulent, complex and joyfull. 

smell

Despite the mania amongst perfume enthusiasts for obsessively parsing every new perfume into its constituent parts, some creations simply beg to be read as a new, entire, total phenomena. The many elements present in Trayee evoke a dazzling vista of associations, doubtless different for each nose it encounters. But the lasting impression is not one of parts but an entirety. Trayee is like the olfactory mirage of an entire  continent, thrumming with ritual and festivity, trailing a climate of incense and priceless spices. Its presence brightens the sun, makes sound more mellifluous, renders even the coarsest lines to fluid beauty.