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Theo Jansen

Born: 14-Mar-1948
Birthplace: Scheveningen, Netherlands

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Sculptor, Inventor

Nationality: Netherlands
Executive summary: Evolves walking beach sculptures

Kinetic sculptor, his animal-like creatures are evolved using a computer and pace up and down the Dutch beach, using wing-like structures to harness the wind.

    University: Physics, Delft University of Technology
    Teacher: Photography, Royal Academy of Art, The Hague, Netherlands

    De Volkskrant Columnist (1986-2008)
    Max Reneman Prize 1996

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