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Join Theo Jansen and watch the strandbeests come alive.
At first glance, the giant see-through-erector-set-like structure seems to be a realization of one of Leonardo da Vinci's mechanical inventions.
A mechanical object may seem alive if it responds to you.
A stop-motion animation is made of many pictures, each slightly different from the last.
Quick-changing views create the illusion of motion.
Meet Douglas Hollis, the artist behind Archimedes.
Watch out for stratification of objects—it's nuts.
(Embarcadero at Green Street)
San Francisco, CA 94111
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