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.

Lost Highway

David Lynch

feaure film

1997

A willfully obscure and visceral thriller in which time and character are unsettlingly flexible and the rules by which viewers might be expected to deduce the plot lines are constantly altered.

touch

Our physical interactions with objects and people produce immediate evidence of cause and effect: we throw something or hold someone and we feel change. The uncertainty expressed in this film about the permanence of actions and apparently solid phenomena is fundamentally intriguing. We understand the idea of illusions as optical or aural tricks. We are far less comfortable with physical illusions or disruptions as they work directly on our senses and emotions before being mulled over in the brain.

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