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.

Body, Memory And Architecture

Bloomer and Moore

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1977

One of the definitive books on the relationship between the built environment and our physical and psychological place within it. Essential reading for anyone interested in improving the user experience of architectural locations.

touch

Touch receives a good deal of attention here with both the interior and the exterior of the human body viewed as organs for haptic perception. At one point to authors consider the revelation of an interior structure presented upon swallowing a marble. Suddenly we are aware of our mouth cavity, throat, esophagus and beyond as touch traces the passage of the foreign object through regions at once intimate and hidden.

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