Kinetic walking sculptures...how would you like to see this creeping down the beach?

Theo Janssen invents mechanical kinetic 'creatures' that are powered often by wind or similar means. This is a hommage to him.

Strandbeest by Theo Jansen - the contraptions walk the beach by the airflow trough the tubes.

Strandbeest by Theo Jansen - the contraptions walk the beach by the airflow trough the tubes. And when the wind stops, there are wind reserves in the "machine", which keeps on walking.

Theo Jansen

“Animaris Gubernare”, a beautiful self-propelled kinetic sculpture by artist Theo Jansen.

Theo Jansen's animarae adulari strandbeest. Kinetic sculptures made from PVC tubing and powered by the wind.

theo jansen's animarae adulari strandbeest has a pivoting neck

A strandbeest, designed & built by Theo Jansen, made mostly of pipe and powered by wind to walk across the beach.

Interview: THEO JANSEN from SiouxWIRE.com

One of Theo Jansen's Amazing Strandbeest Creatures. The Dutch word 'strandbeest' means 'beach-animal, -beast'. (It's not an not an official word)

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