Tag Archives: kinetic

A recent compilation from kinetic sculptor Theo Jansen showcasing the latest iterations of his extraordinary wind and solar-powered beach walkers. One day, the creator has expressed his wish:

…to put these animals out in herds on the beaches, so they will live their own lives.


Previously: Animaris Mulus


36 Days Of Type is a project that invites designers and graphic artists to put their own spin on letters and numbers. Designer Ben Huynh compiled his submissions into a short film.

Other submissions can be seen here.


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Kinetic artworks by magician and juggler Antoine Terrieux for an exhibition last December at the Maison Des Jonglages (House of Juggling) in La Courneuve, France

He also incorporates hair dryers into his live performances.



New York based artist Danny Rozin makes interactive art in the literal sense.

Some of his best known works are actuated ‘mirror sculptures’ which track the silhouettes of viewers via video sensors, translating them into real time kinetic reflections.

Above: Weave Mirror (2007), Angles Mirror 2013), Trash Mirror No. 3 (2011) and Fan Mirror (2013)



Jason Allemann’s wonderfully bonkers LEGO walking (or, more accurately, scuttling) machine, inspired by Theo Jansen’s giant kinetic Strandbeest sculptures.

You can build your own, if you’re so inclined.



A seriously slick kinetic typeography video by graphic artist and web-developer Jarrett Heather – adding a whole other layer to the Jonathan Coulton choon, Shop Vac.

You’ll recall that Ceelo Green did this back in August. And then he did it again last month.