The Walking Kinetic Sculpture of Theo Jansen

Living somewhere between kinetic sculpture and conceptual robotics, Theo Jansen’s creations are just as visually interesting as they are from a functional perspective.  Since I first featured Theo Jansen on Today in Art, there have not been many new photos added.  Recently, new photos of Jansen and his creatures have been uploaded.  This is exciting and I can’t wait to see where he goes with his work.

See more kinetic sculpture on Theo Jansen’s site,

The next 3 images are concept renderings.

His presentation at TED in 2007.

If you watch closely you will see this one is human powered. Someone is in the center pushing,

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