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Daft Punk will contribute to a new Stanley Kubrick exhibition

on June 16, 2016, 9:15pm

Iconic filmmaker Stanley Kubrick will be honored with a new exhibition at London’s Somerset House this summer. In addition to support from his wife and artist Christiane Kubrick and longtime collaborators Warner Bros. Pictures, the showcase will feature contributions from a long list of creatives from the art and culture world, including Daft Punk’s own Thomas Bangalter.

Others participating in the display are Jarvis Cocker of Pulp, who will be teaming up with the filmmaker duo of Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard, singer-songwriter Beth Orton, sculptor Anish Kapoor, and multimedia expert Doug Aitken. Jane and Louise Wilson, Jocelyn Pook, Marc Quinn, Mat Collishaw, Michael Nyman, Mick Jones, Nathan Coley, Peter Kennard, Polly Morgan, Samantha Morton, and Sarah Lucas are also involved.

Bangalter and this group of artists will “provide a new or existing work inspired by Kubrick, responding to a film, scene, character or theme from the Kubrick archives, or even the man himself,” according to Creative Boom. “Together they will bring new perspectives on the cinematic master’s life and work.”

Daydreaming with Stanley Kubrick runs from July 6th through August 24th. For more details, including ticket information, head here.

Although Daft Punk never had the opportunity to work with the late film genius, it’s no secret they were fans of his material. In fact, not too long ago the French duo’s own merchandise seemed to pay homage to his classic 1968 sci-fi flick 2001: A Space Odyssey. It’s also been well-documented that the group’s Random Access Memories song “Contact” syncs up almost perfectly with certain scenes of that film, as you can see below.

 

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