Spectacle Presents: Nirvana Night (w/ special musical guest TBA)
A heartfelt salute to the greatest band of all time, NIRVANA NIGHT presents an original Spectacle "re-made/remodeled" work alongside a special Nirvana-related live performance.
I HATE MYSELF AND I WANT TO DIE
Dir. Greg Eggebeen and Ben Shapiro, 20122014.
USA. Video. 65 min.
The biographical story of Nirvana told through the YouTube-sourced media detritus left in Kurt Cobain's wake, I Hate Myself and I Want To Die was born out of the desire to do a music documentary without any consideration for major label record companies and royalty fees.
IHMAIWTD is more than a clip show: it is an alternate, cost-effective model of documentary, collating ephemera to tell a linear story through the outside gaze of home video, lost practice footage, local news broadcasts, stoned TV interviews, insensitive true-crime shows, crushing live performances, and more. These collected lenses reflect the lovers and leechers circling the bizarre and spectacular voyage of the unlikeliest band in the world.
Museum of Arts and Design (View)
2 Columbus Circle
New York, NY 10019