Fardoulis, Michalis

Michalis Fardoulis (Michel Fardoulis-Lagrange) was born in Cairo (Egypt) in 1910. A son of Greek parents with an ancestry in Kythera (Greece), he moved to Paris in 1929 to study Philosophy. He joined the French intellectual circles and was prosecuted for his political activity. He published prose, poetry and essays. He was the publisher of the review Troisième Convoi (1945-1951) with which prominent figures had collaborated (Antonin Artaud, Georges Bataille, Marcel Lecomte et al.). A short story of Fardoulis (“Sa spoudi, sa satira”) was published in the journal Alexandrini Techni in 1929. He died in Paris in 1994.