VIDEO | joseph pace: filtranisme  – museo venanzo crocetti 
by tommaso biciocchi – 2015 

Locations: Museo Venanzo Venanzo Crocetti | Rome 
January 12, 2015 – January 28, 2015

The VIDEO Joseph Pace – Filtranisme | Museo Venanzo Venanzo Crocetti  was shot by the film director, producer, and Photography Director of the House of Big Brother ‘Italy’ Tommaso Biciocchi

Hailed as one of the most important artist of the moment, painter, sculptor, and printmaker Joseph Pace is celebrated in Rome in this compelling solo show at the Venanzo Crocetti Museu in Rome. With more than forty Pace’s sculptures, pantings, assemblages, and larges prints processed with computers, drawn from private collections and museums around the world, you can expect to see at the artistic content with philosophical undertones. Jewels also play a part. — Jumeirah Magazine, Dubai 
Joseph Pace’s most ambitious and complex project to date was met by a huge international critical response in Europe, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Russia, Japan, and South America. — All About
Выставки в Италии – Museo Venanzo Crocetti – Joseph Pace (Filtranisme) – Крупнейшая выставка, посвященная художнику Иосифу Пейсу. Представлены экспериментальные произведения искусства в которых гравюры сочетаются с ювелирными скульптурами. Представляется более сорока картин, гравюр, скульптур из музеев и частных коллекций всего” мира. — Russia Today
Joseph Pace explores an ontological through bijoux, opulence and the caricature of our contemporary times language. Are intense work done with precise contours of brilliant colors, with thousands of pieces of silver and gold with pearls of all colors and vintage costume jewelry. The result is amazing.” The exhibition will travel In June the exhibition will travel to Brazil to the Circolo Italiano, Edificio Italia in São Paulo for the 2 June Italian National Day and Republic Day celebrations. Joseph Pace (b. 1959 in Morbegno, Lombardy, Italy) is one of the the greatest exponents of “filtranisme”, the neo-existentialist current that he founded in Paris in the mid 80s. Also due to his extensive international experience in Africa, Europe, and South America, the Sapienza University of Rome in 1996 confers him the academic title of “assistant professor” at the Faculty of Sociology. His work has been shown in museums and institutions throughout the world. — Elite Magazine, São Paulo 

Inspired by sources as diverse as fashion, sport, history, electronic music and decorative arts, the Joseph Pace uses techniques different (such as painting, assemblage, sculpture, electronic engravings, photography) influenced by the iconography of mass society, philosophy and psychoanalysis.
His work gives an artistic and intellectual pathway with which the artist reinterprets many of our psychic realities.
Joseph Pace is one of the leading exponents of “filtranisme”, the philosophical and artistic neo-existentialist current that he founded in Paris in the mid 80s.
L’Eva Futura (Future Eve) is an artwork Series made out of synthetic resin, polypropylene, jewels with an elegant and aesthetic language, which takes up some issues dear to the twentieth-century literature that have popularized the term “android”. The series prefigures the possibility of life of artificial human beings, discusses the ethical question of the border between “human” and “non-human” and the limitations of the machines and also the man, but mainly promotes the idea of a reality essentially illusory.
Each Future Eve sculpture, like all works belonging to the series MIDAS, was created with thousands of pieces of bijoux, mostly vintage, which Pace search all over the world, thus creating a sort of “industrial archeology” research applied to the decoration of the body of our times. Through different techniques, Pace put together different creatives and users generations. This also is, according to the artist, the aim of the filtranisme.
In Europe and in South America his works have taken part in solo exhibitions in many public intitutions and museums.
In 1996 the Sapienza University of Rome in 1996 confers him the academic title of “assistant professor” at the Faculty of Sociology, where he taught for twelve years. — Zetema Progetto Cultura – Comune di roma