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Filep Motwary

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Cypriot Filep Motwary was born in 1977. Since 2018, he is the Editor at Large of Vogue Greece, while his interviews and stories are often syndicated by other publications from Conde Nast.

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Filep Motwary

Cypriot Filep Motwary was born in 1977. Since 2018, he is the Editor at Large of Vogue Greece, while his interviews and stories are often syndicated by other publications from Conde Nast. The curator, two times author, art director, fashion critic and photographer is considered as one of the most knowledgeable experts of upcoming designers in Europe and he is often invited to mentor young creatives and has participated in various competitions as a jury member. As curator and author in 2016 he presented both the book and fashion exhibition titled “Haute-à-Porter” (Lannoo, distribution by Rizzoli) at the Modemuseum in the city of Belgian town Hasselt, welcoming thousands of visitors within 6 months, turning it to the museum’s greatest success after its renowned Paul Smith exhibition. “Haute-à-Porter” (examined the debate between prêt-à-porter and haute couture in contemporary fashion and how the latter inspires the first. Motwary is the Fashion Features Editor of Dapper Dan Magazine for the past 13 years while in 2019 he released his second book titled “Theorem[a]: The Body, Emotion + Politics in Fashion “(Skira). In addition, he creates costumes for acclaimed plays and films. His pieces have been exhibited in several museums and institutions including Musee D’art Et D’histoire De Saint-Brieuc-Brittany, Centraal Museum - Utrecht, Netherlands, The Byron Museum-Nicosia, La Gaite Lyrique -Paris, Modemuseum- Hasselt… For a few years now, he is a visiting lecturer at several institutions, including Polimoda University of Florence, while he focuses on both the practice of curating fashion and art direction. Between 2005 -2021, Motwary has interviewed over 400 leading experts from the world of fashion and the arts. From 2011 to 2015 he collaborated closely with Jean Pierre Blanc and the Hyères Festival. His latest project participation as an art director and costume designer was for KOKONES that was presented in the Cyprus Museum in Nicosia by Selas Company in May 2021. His third publication as author is soon to be announced.

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