Insights Tour: Wind Walkers - Theo Jansen’s Strandbeests

Join us on our first virtual Insights Tour featuring Charleen Leo from ArtScience Museum’s Exhibition team. She will bring us on an immersive walkthrough of one of our favourite exhibitions, Wind Walkers: Theo Jansen’s Strandbeests. Presented in 2018, this exhibition celebrates the lifework of Dutch Sculptor, Theo Jansen. His world famous moving sculptures – Strandbeests, which he describes as “a new form of life”, are a true embodiment of art, science, engineering and performance.

In this episode, come walk with the beests as Charleen gives some insights into how Jansen has dedicated the past three decades of his life to designing and building the Strandbeests and fostering the evolution of his dreams. She will also be sharing some personal thoughts and the ideation process behind the curatorial and design direction of the exhibition at ArtScience Museum.

Our Insights Tours offer viewers the opportunity to listen in to our Exhibitions team on what goes behind-the-scenes into making an exhibition as they provide insights into our exhibitions: past and present.

This event is part of our Virtual Tour series. Explore the Museum and the exhibitions from the comfort of your home by checking out our series of virtual tours conducted by our Museum Ambassadors.

25 Sep

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