Filippo is an icon. To the initiated he is a role model and an inspiration, one of the most important and outstanding Body Painting Artists of all time. Covering an extraordinary range of styles and concepts, iocoʼs work breaks ground across a diverse spectrum of media, as his combination of experience, understanding, inspiration, innovation, and courage has kept his work in top demand for the past two decades.
Filippoʼs advertising portfolio contains some of the most successful works of Body Art for the medium. His work has been featured in music videos, on book covers, in television commercials, and among numerous top-rated television shows including Face Off, Good Morning America, The Travel Channel, Ripleyʼs Believe It or Not, and Larry King Live.
A considerable amount of Filippoʼs personal work explores gender roles and sexuality through the male and female shapes and how they are perceived, presenting fascinating questions about gender and its role in modern day society. He has placed the painted human body in every imaginable environment from natural to artificial to express his ideas to the viewer.
For those fortunate enough to have had the opportunity of watching ioco paint a model live, the experience is tantamount to connecting with creation. His performances are spontaneous and dynamic. The documentation of his artwork through photography and video is eternal evidence of a long career of talent that continues to evolve today.
Dedicating a large amount of his artistic energy to charity work for AIDS Research, Breast Cancer, Children with HIV/AIDS, Children with Deformities, Wounded Troops and their Families, Filippo ioco is renowned for bringing a philanthropic purpose to every project in which he is engaged.
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