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.

Street of Crocodiles

Brothers Quay

Animated short film

1986

A 21-minute, stop-motion animation very loosely based on the novel by Bruno Schulz. The detail of the mis-en-scene is astonishingly elaborate, sinister and sensuous.

Structure

This is such a visually rich film it is almost impossible to absorb the images on the first viewing. When you understand that every element has been built from scratch and animated by hand it is hard to even imagine the work and thought behind it.

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