Watch Dutch artist Theo Jansen’s ‘skeletons that walk on the wind’ at the George Town Festival

Dutch artist Theo Jansen is famed for his kinetic structures, his way of creating new forms of life’. — Pictures courtesy of Theo Jansen KUALA LUMPUR. June 26 — In L. Frank Baum’s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, the Scarecrow lamented that he didn’t have a brain and travelled along the yellow brick road to ask the Great and Terrible Oz for one. Fantasy? Maybe. But Dutch artist Theo Jansen may disagree. Jansen, who had racked up more than 3.7 million views on his TED talk on “a new form of life”, decided he would create new creatures, made not from flesh and blood, but plastic yellow tubes and give them “brains” through the use of artificial intelligence. His Strandbeests walk on beaches; eventually he hopes to put entire “herds”…


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