Studied at Academy of Arts, Architecture & Design in Prague. Besides the art of sculptures, Jakub is active in snowboarding – snowboardcross. He is a head couch of Czech junior snowboardcross national team and also of Eva Samková, the Winter Olympics winner (Sochi 2014). He himself is a former national team member and also a vice-champion of the Czech Republic.
Optimist and Pessimist
In my work I think about existence, about man and his role in this world. Man, would-be social being, used to not being alone (that is why it is always more pleasant for us to watch groups of sculptural figures). But we are alone in our existence and ourselves. While sitting side by side, we are alone with our view of the world, one optimist, the other pessimist, the same or similar appearance, different opinion, in the physical world together - but in the inner world not meeting...