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.

Kwaidan

Masaki Kobayashi

feature film

1964

A suite of four sumptuously visualised ghost stories, each set amid highly stylised land and soundscapes.

Structure

Each of the chapters which make up this film is self contained, yet they have a common anesthetic and an approach to staging which links them all. Almost entirely avoiding optical effects, the director relies purely on light and camera movements yet achieves texture and atmosphere of huge depth and subtlety.

Film still