Throughout July and August contemporary artists, filmmakers and musicians will be invited to analyse and reinterpret Stanley Kubrick’s most iconic works in an attempt to shine new perspectives on his abstract and often controversial creations.
At Daydreaming with Stanley Kubrick each participant will respond to a scene, character or theme from the Kubrick archives. Conceptual artist Joseph Kosuth will showcase an installation of text from Kubrick’s films, while film makers Doug Foster and Mat Collishaw will reference 2001: A Space Odyssey and it’s Stargate sequence. Other highlights will include a luminous public pay phone that pays tribute to Dr Strangelove and Sarah Lucas will present ‘Priapus’, a crafted phallic sculpture, reminiscent of the murder weapon in A Clockwork Orange.
Photography company Canon will be partnering the exhibition and providing the latest image making technologies to help inspire the next generation of young filmmakers following in the footsteps of Kubrick.
The exhibition will run from 6th July - 24th August at Somerset House’s West Wing Galleries.