Introduction, by Paul Brobbel, Wystan Curnow and Roger Horrocks History Len Lye's Kinetic Sculptures, by Peter Selz Between Art and Engineering, by Paul Brobbel, Aaron Kreisler, Shayne Gooch, John Matthews and Evan Webb Aesthetics Cinematic Sculpture, by Malcolm Le Grice Motion, Time, Energy, by Roger Horrocks `Live' Motion, Pure Movement and Liberation: Len Lye's Kinetic Imaginary, by Luke Smythe Contexts Repatriating Len Lye: The Figure of Motion and its Transformations, by Wystan Curnow Len Lye as a `Sydney' Artist, by Rex Butler and A.D.S. Donaldson `When London Swung a Bit': Len Lye in Inter-war Britain, by Scott Anthony `v. spinkly. 9 flutter & blink': Archiving Len Lye, by Sarah Davy The Artist at Work From Jazz to `Sound Construction', by Roger Horrocks Shadowgraphs: Photographic Portraits by Len Lye, by Geoffrey Batchen Behind the Scenes: The Base in Len Lye's Sculptures, by Evan Webb Trade Tattoos: Animation Stencils and Readymade Movement, by Alla Gadassik Bibliography Contributors Image Credits and Acknowledgements Index
Paul Brobbel is the Len Lye Curator at the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery/Len Lye Centre, and former Assistant Collection Manager (Photography) at Te Papa Tongarewa Museum of New Zealand. Wystan Curnow is a Professor Emeritus of the University of Auckland. He is an art critic, poet, curator and editor. He is a trustee of the Len Lye Foundation. Roger Horrocks is a Professor Emeritus of the University of Auckland. He worked as Len Lye's assistant during the last year of his life, and became his biographer. He is a trustee of the Len Lye Foundation.