Vol.30

Otona no Kagaku (Science for Adults) Magazine Vol.30

Modified A4/100 pages/On sale January 14, 2011
●Supplement: Theo Jansen's Mini Strandbeest

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Theo Jansen's Mini Strandbeest

The Strandbeests walk leisurely along, their many legs moving slowly, propelled along by the wind flowing through their wind turbine systems. These amazing creatures infused with the power of nature were created by the Dutch artist Theo Jansen. Experience first-hand the thrill of these exquisite creatures in a miniature Supplement size.
Theo Jansen
Born in Scheveningen, the Netherlands, in 1948. Studied physics at Delft University of Technology. Became a painter in 1975 and began making kinetic art [Strandbeest] in 1990. Has been attracting attention for producing a variety of works that are a fusion of art and science.

A Collection of Strandbeests Produced by Theo Jansen

▲ Animaris percipiere secundus. The overall curved structure kind of looks like an elephant's nose.
▲ Animaris rigide properans. This Strandbeest can move along at high speed with help from its attached propeller.
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ミニビースとを動画で観る ミニビースト 改造版ミニビースト