Plumbing Materials Metamorphose Into "Living" Beach Creatures

Quirky / Funky

Words cannot fully describe the sci-fi, non-human, wind-powered beach creatures Dutch kinetic sculptor, Theo Jansen creates with simple building materials such as PVC pipe, plastic sheeting, and lashing. So then, watch the video below and learn how one man harnesses the power of nature and realizes the untouchable power of God.

For sketches, videos of more beach creatures, and other cool crazy stuff, visit Theo Jansen’s website,

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