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Jean Arneau Filtness was born in Dublin (Ireland),

of an Irish father and a French mother. He's living in Paris, France.

Jean Arneau Filtness studied philosophy for 5 years at Paris 8 University.

He was primarily interested in the first philosophy of Wittgenstein,

the language limits, and the aesthetic experience.


His first novel was originally published in 1997 by Ces Lignes publishing

and the novel is currently part of the Marseille National Poetry Center catalogue (cipM).


Jean Arneau Filtness is also a Visual Artist and a Film director.

Following several exhibitions, he won a grant from the FIACRE

(French Ministry of Culture) and spent 6 months in New-York to study the artistic contemporary scene.

contact@jean-arneau-filtness.com

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Filmography  (selection)

2020: HEAVEN OF MARS / CIELO DI MARTE

Feature movie (work in progress)

Written, directed by Jean-Arneau Filtness

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2019: HORLA

Feature movie (work in progress)

Written, directed by Jean-Arneau Filtness

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2019: THE PEASANT OF THE DANUBE / IL CONTADINO DEL DANUBIO, 13 minuts

(LE PAYSAN DU DANUBE de Jean de La Fontaine)

Written, directed, edited, music by Jean-Arneau Filtness

 

2013: THE ABSTRUSE DISCOURSE OF THE COLOSSUS (Palissade Enfantine), 70 minuts

Written, directed, edited by Jean-Arneau Filtness

 

Visual artist  (selection)

 

2015: Group exhibition Corp(s) et Rêve(s), Galerie Grand E’terna, Paris VIII.

THE ABSTRUSE DISCOURSE OF THE COLOSSUS, extract (Palissade Enfantine Fragment), vidéo (3m58s)

Curator: Sayaka Shibao

 

2001: Grant from the FIACRE (French Ministry of Culture)

SIx months in New-York to study the artistic contemporary scene.

 

1999: Group exhibition « variables », Epinal.

Curator: Léonor Nuridsany (with the support of the Lorraine regional branch of the French Cultural Minister (DRAC Lorraine))

 

1998: Personal exhibition « côté cour », Paris XX.

Curator: Léonor Nuridsany

 

1996: first screening of (untitled) post mortem breath (looped super-8 film - duration: 10 seconds), Rex club, Paris.

 

Performance 

 

Note: one unique performance entited La Chanson d’Aénisidème. Text and voice: JA Filtness + a different musician for each performance. The performance (which is composed of 100 sentences) has to be performed 100 times with 100 different musicians.

2011:   Zabo Chabiland (musician), Void Haus (Berlin).

2009: Thibault Walter (musician), Naxos bobine (Paris)

2003: Cédric Pigot (musician), Festival Octopus – Galerie EOF (Paris)

 

Litterature

 

1997: first novel Comment je suis né (compte à rebours) published by Ces Lignes publishing.

More information on the Library's catalogue database of the centre international de poésie Marseille  (cipM)  / Marseille intenational poetry center.