“Showing the City” – a walk with Mariusz Wołkowicz

Dworzec Główny PKS (Main Coach Station)

Event translated into Polish sign language (PJM).

Moving around the city every day, each of residents sets own individual paths. The more often we walk these paths, the less attention we pay to them. That is how we can overlook a lot of interesting things. The space is perceived automatically. An interesting experience may be an attempt to explore the city from the perspective of a person who gets to know it without the eyesight. Through “Showing the City” project, we encourage you to look at the city in a new way and to pay attention to places, routes and impressions that previously could have gone unnoticed.

We would like to invite you to participate in the walk whose guide is going to be Mariusz Wołkowicz, a blind musician connected with Lublin for many years. The walk is going to be based on individual experiences, thoughts and memories of the guide. Mariusz Wołkowicz is going to talk about what he particularly draws attention to in urban space. He is also going to present his favourite places (some of them no longer exist). The planned route runs through the surroundings of the Old Town and Nadbystrzycka Street. The event starts at Main Coach Station (Dworzec Główny PKS).

Mariusz Wołkowicz –  Vocalist and instrumentalist in “Kapela Drewutnia” band, member of “Za Burtą” chantey band. Physiotherapist. A graduate of Primary School in Laski, Secondary School no. 7 in Lublin and Technical Secondary School of Massage at S. Liebhart Vocational Medical College in Lublin. Animal, traveling, and tandem tourism lover. In the years 1998-2000 he actively participated in tandem cycling competitions. Participant of the tandem expedition to the Crimea in 2004.

More information about the “Kapela Drewutnia” band can be found here:

“Showing the City” is a series of original walks around Lublin prepared by the blind people. The project is implemented as a summary of “The School of Looking” visual education project  organised by Fort Institute of Photography in Warsaw.