Joost Tibosch

Thirty-three years ago I met Elie. The man who was the model for this small statue. Elie was a retired missionary worker. He spoke a lot, and mostly about expression and freedom.

I could be described as a homo Ludens. In recent years I have been mainly concerned with moving objects and forces that collide. This is where The Redshank® emerged.

This reminded me of Elie. Freedom, at least the experience of freedom.

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the redshank moves for only a few minutes. The weights each want to follow their own rhythm. They can give each other a push or slow down.

This is what makes the rhythm interesting. Often recognizable in music. Here with TaxiWars; Sololoque (Sans Issue). Thanks TaxiWars.



Because the suitcase can be adjusted in height, the forces can become more equal. Waiting for the momentum.

Here with Magnus; Rhythm is Deified. Thanks Magnus.

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When the case is pushed all the way up, the movement seems almost indecisive or drunk.

Here with the fantastic Biig Piig; Perdida. Thanks Jessica.

Twenty to Nine

A special start of the movement is a position that I call twenty to nine. Like the hands of a clock.

A start that gives the movement much more energy than expected.

Here with Prince; Musicology. Thanks Prince.

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Metronome for Jazz Musicians

The Redshank has also been called "a metronome for jazz musicians". Bur here he can be seen with the blues of the fantastic Roy Buchanan.

The Redshank ® is an object for adults. Although constructed as solid as possible, it is still vulnerable. After all, it is a precision instrument.