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Paul Schütze

Paul Schütze has worked for over thirty years as an artist in the fields of photography, video, sound and installation. He was a founding member of Australian experimental band Laughing Hands and of Phantom City: an international collective of musicians working both live and virtually from points across the globe. He has performed with sound & film works in over a dozen countries and released over thirty albums of original music. His works have been exhibited in numerous international galleries and museums. His photographic work is held in significant public and private collections. He has collaborated with major international artists including James Turrell, Josiah McElheny & Isaac Julien Paul runs the online sensory archive Dressing The Air and in 2014 began to develop olfactory elements for his exhibition Silent Surface, creating a perfume called In Libro De Tenebris. The work was nominated in the experimental category of the Art And Olfaction Awards. He installed three bespoke fragrances in The Sir John Soane Museum in 2015 designed to evoke the olfactory climate of the house when it was occupied. He created three perfumes for Studio Swine’s 2017 Milan installation New Spring. In 2016 He launched fragrance house Paul Schütze Perfume with partner Chris Rickwood.