Born in Perugia, Italy / 1988
Lives and works in Milano, Italy
francescopacellistudio@gmail.com

The research is an attempt to connect different worlds and references inspired by science, spirituality, the relationship between nature and artifice, cosmic stories, often merging into fantastic and alternative situations compared to the reality of everyday life, in a sort of constant search for escapism.


/SOLO AND DUO EXHIBITIONS

2021
HOLOBIONT RAPSODY
at Eastcontemporary, Milano (Italy)
Duo show with Stach Szumski curated by Eastcontemporary, text by Claudia Contu

2020
NOTTURNO
at UnaVetrina, Rome (Italy)
Site-specific project curated by Giulia Pollicita 

2019
FISHY FISHY FISHY X
Rehearsal, Milano (Italy)
Solo show curated by Rehearsal

ABISSO ELASTICO
Current Project, Milano (Italy)
Solo show curated by Current Project, text by Francesco Pieraccini

2018
BALLATA VOGELKOP
Display, Parma (Italy)
Solo show curated by Rossella Moratto

 

/SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2022
THIS MUST BE THE PLACE
at Composit Flagship store, Milano (Italy)
curated by Edoardo De Cobelli and Sara Van Bussel

2021
MACINA
ViaFarini.Work, Milano (Italy)
curated by Tretre

CORPOACORPOACORPO#2
curated by Surplace Varese and Anonima Kunsthalle, with a text by Massimiliano Guareschi

LES DANSES NOCTURNES
Spread Museum, Entrevaux (France)
curated by EastContemporary

ADDRESS UNKNOWN II
Edicola Radetzky, Milano (Italy)
curated by Fiorella Fontana and Giulio Verago

STARRY SPECULATIVE NIGHTS
Spazio Volta, Bergamo (Italy)
curated by Edoardo De Cobelli

ENTR-ACTE
Renata Fabbri, Milano (Italy)
curated by Chiara Guidi and Alessia Romano

IN-FESTA
Coatto project space, Milano (Italy)
curated by Marta Orsola Sironi

2020
LUNA CALANTE
Residenza La Fornace, (Italy)
curated by Edoardo Manzoni and Giada Olivotto

LIBERTÀ
Castello di Lajone, Quattordio (Italy)
curated by Luca Beatrice

VIRTUAL ARCHIPELAGO
online project https://reactcontemporary.com/virtual-archipelago
curated by Re_act Contemporary art Lab

BAITBALL (01)
Palazzo San Giuseppe, Polignano a Mare (Italy)
curated by Like a Little Disaster

2018
TETSUO’S BODY
9hours Hotel Otemachi, Fuchu, Tokyo (Japan)
curated by Marcello Barison and Andrea Samory

FORMES VIVANTES
Musèe National Adrien Dubouchè, Limoges (France)
curated by Jean-Charles Hameau

INNESTI
Walk-in studio festival, Milano (Italy)
Screen Tearing, Dimora Artica, Milano (Italy)

2016
FUTURE ARTISTS
Nerve Visual Gallery, Londonderry (Northern Ireland)

 


/EDUCATION AND OTHER ACTIVITIES

2022
Postnature and contemporary creation, Seminar / Institute for Postnatural studies, Madrid

2021-2022
Part of the art collective group Tretre at ViaFarini.Work, Milano

2018-2020
Collaborator for the art direction of Dimora Artica project space, Milano

2016
Assistant to Roberto Cuoghi for the making of the exhibition Putiferio

2013
MS in Industrial Design, Politecnico di Milano

 

/PUBLICATIONS

2022
http://formeuniche.org/intervista-studio-tre-tre/
https://artslife.com/2022/03/27/di-universi-creativi-e-narrazioni

2021
http://scandaleproject.com/macina/
https://kubaparis.com/macina/
https://kubaparis.com/les-danses-nocturnes/
http://tique.art/six-questions/francesco-pacelli/
http://formeuniche.org/holobiont-rhapsody-eastcontemporary
https://www.juliet-artmagazine.com/holobiont-rhapsody-dove-linvisibile-diventa-visibile
https://www.ofluxo.net/holobiont-rhapsody-stach-szumski-francesco-pacelli
https://www.exibart.com/arte-contemporanea/holobiont-rhapsody
http://artmirror.org/exhibitions/650-stach-szumski-and-francesco-pacelli-at-eastcontemporary

2020
http://www.daily-lazy.com/2020/12/holobiont-rhapsody-at-eastcontemporary.html
https://residenzalafornace.com/lunacalante
https://tzvetnik.online/article/luna-calante
Interview on https://ossevatoriofutura.it/fragilita-della-specie
Interview on https://artslife.com/2020/04/19/arte-balsamo-della-psiche
https://reactcontemporary.com/virtual-archipelago
https://tzvetnik.online/article/baitball-01-a-group-show-at-palazzo-san-giuseppe
https://scandaleproject.com/baitball-01-ill-slip-an-extra-shrimp-on-the-barbie-for-you
http://www.daily-lazy.com/2020/02/baitball-01-ill-slip-extra-shrimp-on.html
http://artmirror.org/exhibitions/469-tetsuo-s-body

2019
https://www.ofluxo.net/tetsuos-body-off-site-collective-exhibition
https://anti-materia.org/eyecandy-1/2020/1/23/semana-2052-tetsuos-body
http://www.daily-lazy.com/2020/01/tetsuos-body-at-nine-hours-hotel.html
Interview on HESTETIKA Magazine, Vol. 36
Formes vivantes_Musée National Adrien Dubouché_Catalogue_Silvana Editoriale
https://www.artribune.com/ L-ecosistema-delle-incognite
http://www.balloonproject.it/francesco-pacelli/
https://anti-materia.org/eyecandy-1/2019/11/4/semana-1941fishy-fishy-fishy-x
http://www.daily-lazy.com/2019/10/francesco-pacelli-at-rehearsal-project.html
http://tzvetnik.online/portfolio_page/francesco-pacelli-at-rehearsal-project/
http://artmirror.org/exhibitions/403-francesco-pacelli-at-rehearsal-project-space
Small Zine n. 32_Una realtà mutante_Intervista a cura di Gregorio Raspa
http://scandaleproject.com/fishy-fishy-fishy-x-francesco-pacelli/
http://formeuniche.org/dialogo-con-francesco-pacelli/
http://www.balloonproject.it/innesti/
https://anti-materia.org/eyecandy/tag/ABISSO+ELASTICO
http://tzvetnik.online/portfolio_page/francesco-pacelli-at-current/
http://www.balloonproject.it/screentearing/

2018

http://www.daily-lazy.com/2018/12/francesco-pacelli-at-display-parma.html
https://www.neo2.com/francesco-pacelli/
http://atpdiary.com/francesco-pacelli-ballata-vogelkop-spazio-display-parma/
https://www.juliet-artmagazine.com/naturalia-et-artificialia-2/