Strandbeest, By Naomi Kanin

Here’s an intriguing project that speaks to two enduring loves of my life: animals and art. Theo Jansen’s Strandbeest, an exploration of a new form of life. A new form of life? Yes, these are constructed beings who love the beach (as I do), take walks (as I do), thriving on wind and sun (as I do). So how can they not be a form of life? Watch this, and think again about artificial intelligence—who would deny that they have a soul?