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.

Against Nature

J.-K. Huysmans

novel

1884

A decadent story documenting the decline and enervation of a aristocratic sybarite whose increasingly rarefied appetites erode both his delicate health and his sanity.

Structure

Dense with detailed descriptions of the protagonist's largely self-inflicted sensual torments this book is a touchstone for all depictions of obsessional connasiourship

Cover art
  • SMELL
  • SIGHT
  • HEARING
  • TOUCH
  • ORIENTATION