A new species of animal roams the beaches of Holland. Made of plastic tubes, Theo Jansen’s kinetic sculptures move along the sand in a surprisingly organic way.
Moving Art: Unbelievable Kinetic Sculptures of Theo Jansen
Theo Jansen is a Dutch artist who builds beautiful works of “Kinetic Sculptures”, huge artificial animal skeletons using the winds to walk across the beaches of the Netherlands.
Theo Jansen's strandbeests freak me out a little bit.
Wind driven machines - don't we all only think of catamarans (ok, sometimes even monos). But Dutch artist Theo Jansen is way out to lunch.
Nature art - Walking sculptures by Theo Janssen
Theo Jansen - Kinetic Sculptures using the wind to move. Art that is not only done outdoors but that has to be outdoors in order to perform their function.
The new Printed Animaris Geneticus Ondula by Theo Jansen. Although consisting of 122 separate moving parts, it is printed as one, without requiring further assembly.