Monday, February 7, 2011


Strandbeest walking ...

"In this exhibition, the "beach animal" works created by the Dutch artist Theo Jansen, will be introduced from a scientific perspective. The "beach animal," which goes to the size of 12 meters at the most, is composed of wood, PET bottles, and plastic tubing and moves like an animal when it is exposed to wind. Through this remarkable art work, which acts like an artificial organism, we will think about the possibility of the life forms of the future and, as a consequence, the true nature of life.. More:

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Inspirated by Theo Jansen work
Simulation CGI of Theo Jansen 's Mechanism
This clip is just an analysis and simulation of his mechanism, but it might not be exactly thesame.

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