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Fil Ieropoulos was born in Athens in 1978 and raised in northern greece. He studied media arts in the UK and in 2009 completed his PhD on poetics and film, under the supervision of Nicky Hamlyn and Judith Williamson. 

 

He has been working at Buckinghamshire New University since 2003 and his films, performances, artworks and writing have been shown in numerous festivals, conferences and showcases around Europe. 

 

Since 2012, he also frequently operates as part of the conceptual duo FYTA, having participated in a number of events as performers, but also as curators. He was a founding member of the queer music label Fytini (with over 30 releases), the performance art platform Sound Acts (presenting the work of 80+ artists in three years), the activist spaces AMOQA and Athens Festival of Queer Performance with various local and international collaborators.

 

Fil has recently also worked with the cultural organisation Atopos CVC, producing a programme for Athens World Book Capital, art directs the festival of performance ASFA BBQ, while in 2021 he completed a postmodern retake of L’ Orfeo for the National Opera.