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 and since 2013 frequently takes a part in festivals like Live Performers Meeting(Cape Town,Rome,Amsterdam), Visual Brasil (Barcelona),Generate!(Tübingen),Patchlab (Kraków),B-Seite (Mannheim),ROM (Budapest),Nokta Festival(Opole),Kyiv Lights Festival and others.
In 2017 he made a project creating visuals for concerts of renowned polish baroque orchestra Arte dei Suonatori.
His works 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.
1. Second Prize at Vj Battle Kyiv Lights Festival
2.Second Prize at Live Mapping Contest at LPM 2018 Rome