My Moby Dick is a video series presented by The Library Foundation of Los Angeles and the Los Angeles Public Library to discover or rediscover the great literary masterpiece, Moby Dick, through the lens of the modern and equally mythical Southern California state of mind.
Musician and Melville descendent Moby discusses his familial connection to the great white whale.
Filmed by Valerie Faris & Jonathan Dayton
Story Edited by Nic Cha Kim
Edited by Eric Heights
Music: “Fumes” by Moby
Presented by The Library Foundation of Los Angeles
Artwork: Raymond Pettibon
No Title (His transformation is), 2009
Courtesy Regen Projects, Los Angeles