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.

24 Hour Psycho

Douglas Gordon

film installation

1993

Alfred Hitchcock's film Psycho slowed down to two frames per second so it lasts twenty four hours.

Structure

What was a popular film with a conventional narrative is transformed into a monumental series of stills. Familiarity with the plot makes the suspended progress doubly uncomfortable and forces the viewer to examine every frame in forensic and morbid detail.

Film still