Kinetic Engineering with BMW (South Africa) – Defining innovation

The beauty of Art and Engineering when they come together is magic.  Shot in the Netherlands utilising the moving sculptures of world-renowned artist Theo Jansen, this commercial, entitled "Kinetic Sculptures" forms part of a broader campaign which serves to highlight BMW's market leadership in the...

Theo Jansen: The [+a]rt of creating creatures

Artist Theo Jansen demonstrates the amazingly lifelike kinetic sculptures he builds from plastic tubes and lemonade bottles. His creatures are designed to move -- and even survive -- on their own....

[+a]rt and Science: Albert Einstein

Science is knowledge and art is the application of knowledge. True art is based on science, even if that is not the intent of the artist....

The Merging Of Art And Science As A Communication Tool

People are sometimes surprised to hear that I am both a research scientist and an artist, but I see them as quite similar in purpose, only different medium. They both involve imagination, visualization, and communication of those ideas in a way that makes it accessible...

What Creativity Means: Cecil Lytle

UC San Diego Professor Cecil Lytle discusses the topic of creativity in the video below. Believe it or not, everyone has substantial creative ability. Just look at how creative children are. In adults, creativity has too often been suppressed through education, but it is still...