Art With Innovations We Can Use

Theo Jansen creates a form of art he calls Strandbeests. Strand means “beach” in his native Dutch language. His creations walk the beach on their own power. They use the wind. They react to water and the environment around them. His artistic creations do not uStrandbeest_6WhirledViewsse electricity. You can watch a 2 1/2 minute BBC video or an 8 minute TED Talk to learn more about his wondrous creations. The Ted Talk is available with Chinese subtitles.