Dutch artist Theo Jansen brings his Strandbeest creatures to San Francisco to walk along our coast! Adam has been fascinated by these giant PVC-constructed machines for a long time, and finally gets up close to meet one in person and chat with its creator. Watch how the Strandbeest strolls across the sand!
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.
Strandbeest: The Dream Machines of Theo Jansen is currently on display at The Exploratorium in San Francisco: http://www.exploratorium.edu/