The “Get tied, too” project is a multi-day interactive action, consisting of consecutive volunteers attaching their own length of string to the one tied by their predecessor. Each peace of string is signed by the binder with a peace of cloth with his name on it. The twine is stretched between posts demarcating the event space. Participants have to merge into the existing installation, find the last link and add their own. The end result is an entanglement where everyone, with the exception of outliers, is adding their links between two other signed segments. The title is a play on the word “tie”. One meaning is technical, the other is social and emotional – creating attachments and bonds.
Jacek Bąkowski- born in 1947. He studied philosophy, pedagogy and linguistics. He is a master of beekeeping and a high school teacher. He lives in Warsaw. As an artist Jacek uses multiple media to express his ideas. He photographs, constructs objects, writes on paper and stone, reads poetry to people in the street. He works in public space and art galleries, also participates in art festivals.