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.
The object enriches the Botanical Gardens with a certain industrial element which – thanks to the combination with natural material – gracefully harmonizes with the surroundings. The sitting figure, made of steel hollow sections, contains the fragments of trees, and thus the sculpture is even more authentically linked to the place; the connection being also emphasized by an intense scent of pine logs.