Fine artist, filmmaker, researcher and lecturer, Hoepfel's work has been broadly exhibited and acknowledged.
In 1991 he studies visual communication at the Academy of Art and Design in Offenbach/Main.
In 1997 he co-founded the medialab meso in Frankfurt.
In 1999 he got his diploma in audiovisual media from the Academy of Art and Design Offenbach/Main, under Manfred Stumpf and William Forsythe.
In 2009 he teaches Computer aided fashion design at KH Weissensee, Berlin
In 2011 he acts as provisional head of the Medienwerkstatt in Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin.