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.

Ashik Kerib

Sergei Parajanov

feature film

1988

Beautiful and humorous, this folkloric tale seems to step out of the conventions of cinema and exist in some zone much closer to our own. With very minimal dialogue there is ample room for the images to talk.

Structure

This director made very few films yet all of them are now seen as important and timeless. That such humble and idiosyncratic works can speak across cultures so eloquently is a real mark of the power of storytelling in pure sound and image.

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