Ari Dykier
@Ari / Trailblazer member


Male, , birthday 22nd February
Joined August 2019

ARI DYKIER is visual artist based in Poland. He attended Camerimage Film
School and most of his career works as filmmaker.With passion for animated
works he focused himself on creating animated visuals in technique of
collage referring to tradition of surrealism and tradition of art itself. Inspired
by artists like Jan Lenica, Bruno Schulz and Brothers Quay he develops his
own ideas exploring unconsciousness, following dreams and memories.
Ari frequently takes a part in festivals and events like :
Live Performers Meeting(Cape Town,Rome,Amsterdam ),
Visual Brasil (Barcelona),
Vj Mapping Tournament(Guadalajara,Mexico 2017)
Patchlab (Kraków),
B-Seite (Mannheim),
ROM (Budapest),
Nokta Festival(Opole),
Kyiv Lights Festival, (Kyiv)
Scope Sessions (Spektrum ,Berlin)
Festival M3D Andrano Mapping Contest (Andrano,Italy 2018)
Live Cinema Festival 2018 (Rome)
SP Urban Digital Festival (São Paulo)
Festivalito 2018 (Montevideo)
VJ Experience (Nice)
Jerusalem Light Festival 2019
Dour Festival 2019
In 2017 and 2018 he made a project creating visuals for concerts of renowned
polish baroque orchestra Arte dei Suonatori.
For Live Cinema Festival he created project with contemporary musician Ewa
His work refers to tradition of surreal animation and wide range of art
genres. Through the visuals made from vintage illustrations he attempts to
recreate experience of dream and oneiric reality taking inspiration from
childhood fairytales, movies, paintings, books or music.
As a self-taught animator he uses digital technics to create his content but
also gives a try to traditional , hand drawing animation.


Key Skills





diving into my imagination, observing light, following empathy, travelling, watching beloved paintings (like H.Bosch), experiencing movies and life, dreaming music,
and books, coffee



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