WindWalkers: Wind Powered Sculpture Stalk the Beach

September 6, 2020


Numerous specimen of the Strandbeest evolution on music of Khachaturian’s Spartacus. It open the archives of fossils. Theo Jansen’s work since 1990. He tries to make new forms of live on beaches. His animals get their energy from the wind so they don’t have to eat. In the future he wants to put out in herds.

Below, BBC report.

4 Responses to “WindWalkers: Wind Powered Sculpture Stalk the Beach”

  1. rhymeswithgoalie Says:

    Damn! I just lost an hour and a half on the “also suggested” videos triggered by this one, with flashbacks to differential equations problem sets.

  2. This is really awesome.

  3. Lionel Smith Says:

    I first saw these a few year back and found them visually compelling, also unnerving.

    • dumboldguy Says:

      Strangely, I had the same reaction. They ARE compelling, and perhaps the “unnerving” part was thinking that after the SHTF climate-wise some of these walking a beach somewhere may be the only evidence that humans ever lived there.

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