The political drag of Zackie Oh!


Fil Ieropoulos




A quick look at some of the political aspects of the performance work of Zak Kostopoulos (as drag persona Zackie Oh) and the influence of his creative methods on a new generation of politicised drag and queer performers working in the hostile, queerphobic dystopia of contemporary Greece.


Fil Ieropoulos is an anti-artist, curator and researcher, 1/2 of the conceptual duo FYTA and member of a series of projects as the Athens Festival of Queer Performance, the queer sound art platforms Sound Acts and Fytini, the yearly festival of performance of the Athens School of Fine Arts ASFA BBQ, while he teaches digital media at Buckinghamshire New University.