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In the military jargon Check Your Six means look behind. Two figures are moving slowly in a classical painting gallery with a huge knife. Without cutting we could move behind this image, where we see a performance. We zoom in and out between an abstract and a realistic level of two figures acting.

Who is the third who walks always beside you?
When I count, there are only you and I together
But when I look ahead up the white road
There is always another one walking beside you
Gliding wrap in a brown mantle, hooded
I do not know whether a man or a woman
- But who is that on the other side of you?

T. S. Eliot: The Waste Land

The text is inspired by the account of an Antarctic expedition. Eliot explains in his original note: "It was related that the party of explorers, at the extremity of their strength, had the constant delusion that there was one more member then could actually be counted". (J.S.)

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Check Your Six