If you have been a reader of this blog for a while you know I love my documentaries, especially ones that illuminate the creative process like Marwencol and Burden of Dreams. When I finally sat down to watch 20,000 Days on Earth I was struck by how this pseudo documentary depicting a day in the life of Nick Cave was pertinent to our continuing series on creativity: “Why?
Drama and reality combine in a fictitious 24 hours in the life of musician and international cultural icon Nick Cave. With startlingly frank insights and an intimate portrayal of the artistic process, the film examines what makes us who we are, and celebrates the transformative power of the creative spirit. Written by Pulse Films
I am pretty sure that the amazing Nick Cave will never write for our blog, so I urge you to take the time to watch this wonderful documentary. If you are interested in music, the creative process and how an artists approaches his work not only on a daily basis but over a life time you will be enthralled.
When I first saw this photo I immediately thought that Nick Cave would make a great action figure. Luckily I know someone who can create one for me. Hopefully there will be images of Nick Cave brooding on my Instagram feed in the not too distant future.
Do you have a favorite documentary that depicts the creative process you would like to recommend?