Dudek, Adam

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Born in 1964 in Dąbrowa Górnicza; intermedia artist, graphic designer, and lecturer. He graduated from the State Secondary School of Fine Arts in his hometown. He then studied Visual Communication at the Katowice Graphics Department of Cracow’s Academy of Fine Arts. He obtained his PhD from the Graphics Department of the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw. He is the author of intermedia works. Striving to attain a synthesis of the arts, he works in many artistic disciplines and borderlands. He is mainly interested in the expression of the human body in the creative act, in its performativity: the presence of the body in art. 

In his works, he cooperates with composers, music performers, choreographers, and dancers. Besides, he is invited to participate in joint projects with other artists such as stage directors and set designers. He creates graphic designs. He also designs posters, books, visual identification systems, and directs animations. He cooperates with cultural institutions and publishing houses. Each year since 2013, he has designed the visual identity of the Warsaw Autumn Festival. 

As a lecturer, he cooperates with the Faculty of New Media Arts of the Polish–Japanese Academy of Information Technology and the Faculty of Media Art at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw. He was a grantee of the Minister of Culture and National Heritage and the ZAiKS Association of Authors’ Fund for the Support of Creativity. 

He lives in Jabłonna near Warsaw. 

Selected works: Odyssey 2006, video to music by Tadeusz Wielecki (2006), Opera Proibita / Jacek, video installation by Paweł Mykietyn (2008), film to Salvatore Sciarrino’s opera Luci mie traditrici (2009), Revolutionary Etude, video installation (2010), Guestbook at the Fryderyk Chopin Museum in Warsaw (with Boris Kudlička, 2010), Spoon River Anthology, multimedia installation (with Aleksander Nowak, 2013), video for Fabián Panisello’s opera Le malentendu (2016), The Magic Mountain, or A Pathological Opera, multimedia installation with music by Tadeusz Wielecki (2019), The Face of the Sea, video installation with music by Romuald Twardowski (2020).