Third Known Nest

Tom Kalin

1999, 40:00 minutes, colour/B&W, English


"Third Known Nest is a collection of nine short works completed approximately one each year from 1991 to 1999. Interwoven by nine quotations from some of my favorite writers, the eighteen short entries in Third Known Nest function as an intimate visual diary - fractured pictures from my day-to-day life." - T.K.

ONE (Jane Bowles), 1999, 0:30
Finally Destroy Us, 1991, 4:00
Nation, 1992, 1:00
TWO (Patricia Highsmith), 1999, 0:55
Nomads, 1993, 5:00
Darling Child, 1993, 2:00
THREE (Derek Jarman), 1999, 0:40
Confirmed Bachelor, 1994, 2:40
FOUR (Oscar Wilde), 1999, 0:15
Information gladly given but safety requires avoiding unnecessary conversation, 1995, 1:05
FIVE (Alfred Chester), 1999, 0:55
I hung back, held fire, danced and lied, 1996, 5:00
SIX (Virginia Woolf), 1999, 0:30
Dark Cave,
1998, 4:15
SEVEN (Virginia Woolf), 1999, 0:20
EIGHT (Roland Barthes), 1999, 0:15
Give Me Your Future, 1999, 6:50
NINE (James Baldwin), 1999, 0:40

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