By Daria / April 24, 2013 Share Tweet Pin Share Share I’ve always admired people who seem to be endlessly dedicated to a certain cause – that they pursue and work on for most of their lives. Theo Jansen, a kinetic sculptor of Holland is one of those artists. For over 20 years he’s been creating kinetic sculptures, called strandbeests, made of PVC. The power of wind makes them moving so they walk around the beach, looking like giant beasts, realistic in surreal kind of way. Theo Jansen‘s animals need no food and in their creator’s dream, they will some day live permanently on the Holland’s sand dunes. Take a look at the strandbeest video below – and be amazed… 🙂 . . . . *** *** *** . . Related articles: Theo JansenTheo Jansen born 1948 is a Dutch artist. In 1990 he began what he is known for today building large mechanisms out of PVC that are.… Jansen’s linkageThe Jansen’s linkage is a planar mechanism designed by the kinetic sculptor Theo Jansen to simulate a smooth walking motion.… Kinetic artKinetic art is art from any medium that contains movement perceivable by the viewer refers to three-dimensional sculpture s and figures such.… Machine mechanicalcom 2010 06 11 theo-jansens-site Theo Jansen’s Strandbeest walking machine with legs constructed from planar eight-bar linkages.… Mechanism engineeringLinkages File Jansen-Strandbeest crop. jpg Theo Jansen’s kinetic sculpture Strandbeest. A wind-driven walking machine. Linkage mechanical.… KineticKinetic may refer to Kinetic theory Kinetic energy Art and entertainment Kinetic band Kinetic art The 13th episode of the first season of.… Art Inspiring Uplifting Persons Macrocosm . . Image credit: Adam Styles from New Zealand, Artist and craftsman by nature, engineer by trade. . .