adam dudek portret by igor omulecki

Intermedia artist, graphic designer, lecturer, doctor of fine arts, post-doctoral degree. Born in Dąbrowa Górnicza.
He graduated from the State High School of Fine Arts in his hometown, then studied Visual Communication at the Faculty of Graphic Arts of the Academy of Fine Arts in Katowice.

He is the author of works in the field of intermedia. Aiming at the synthesis of arts, he works in their many fields and borderlines.
He is mainly interested in the expression of the human body in the creative act, its performativity – the presence of this body in art.
Throughout his work, Adam Dudek collaborates with composers, music performers, choreographers and dancers. He has also been invited to collaborate with other artists: stage directors, set designers.
Adam Dudek’s works have been presented at the Teatr Wielki – Polish National Opera in Warsaw, the Fryderyk Chopin Museum in Warsaw, the Münchner Künstlerhaus, Musikverein Wien, the Baltic Opera in Gdańsk, festivals: “Nostalgia”, “Warsaw Autumn”, “Singfest Nova Civitas”, “Lausitz Festival”.

Major works:
2021 – Apocalypse – video installation and performance with the eminent opera singer Tomasz Konieczny, to music by Gustav Mahler and Alexander Nowak;
2020 – Face of the Sea – video installation with music by Romuald Twardowski;
2018 – Magic Mountain, or Pathological Opera – multimedia installation with music by Tadeusz Wielecki;
2016 – Le malentendu – video installation for Fabián Panisello’s opera;
2013 – Spoon River Anthology – multimedia installation, in collaboration with composer Aleksander Nowak;
2010 – Revolutionary Etude and Guestbook  – multimedia installations, in collaboration with set designer B. Kudlička;
2009 – Luci mie traditrici – video for Salvatore Sciarrino’s opera;
2008 – Opera Proibita / Jacek – video installation with music by Paweł Mykietyn;
2006 – Odyssey 2006 – video with music by Tadeusz Wielecki.

He also works in graphic design; designs posters, books, visual identification systems and directs film animations. He collaborates with cultural institutions and publishing houses. Since 2013, he has been the author of the visual identity of the International Festival of Contemporary Music ‘Warsaw Autumn’.

Adam Dudek is a lecturer at the Faculty of Media Art at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw and at the Faculty of New Media Art at the Polish-Japanese Academy of Information Technology in Warsaw. He has taken part in scientific conferences and has been a guest lecturer at, among others, the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music and the Art Institute of the Polish Academy of Sciences.

He was a scholarship holder of the Minister of Culture and National Heritage (2012) and the Fund for the Promotion of Creativity of the Authors’ Association ZAiKS (2020, 2021).

He lives in Jabłonna near Warsaw.


(photo by Igor Omulecki)