Theo Jansen in an amazing commercialTheo Jansen in an amazing commercial

Theo Jansen in an amazing commercial

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Theo Jansen is an artist and kinetic sculptor from the Netherlands. He builds large works which resemble skeletons of animals which are able to walk using the wind on the beaches of the Netherlands. His animated works are a fusion of art and engineering.

Jansen is dedicated to creating artificial life through the use of genetic algorithms. These programs simulate evolution inside their code. More here and here.

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  1. anubhav
    Posted February 14, 2008 at 9:30 am | Permalink

    Physicist cum artist – super cool.
    Feynman is another name that comes to mind

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