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.

The Diary Of A Nose

Jean-Claude Ellena



One year in the creative life of perfumer extraordinaire Ellena. This book distils conjecture on the cultural value of perfumery, thoughts on the science and commerce of the industry and a highly personal approach to the craft. An invaluable insight into the mind and practice of a true artist.


Ellena writes in a direct and uncomplicated fashion on what is clearly an immensely complex process. Withdrawing from the world to his cliff-top coastal retreat he pursues an almost monastic isolation in order to focus, without distraction, on creating his very particular works.

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