Wednesday, 4 July 2012

"Beach Creatures"

Theo Jansen is a Dutch artist who makes kinetic sculptures, called Strandbeests, that walk on the beach.

This video shows these wind-powered sculptures in action, and discusses how they fit into the tradition of the Dutch landscape.

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Anonymous said...

Amazing! They do seem so real, and they are so graceful & beautiful.

Kathy said...

It is like witchcraft!

And it goes to show the versatility of very short films in teaching, and in bringing knowledge to communities around the world.