New award for Len Lye research

28 February 2024

Open to any researcher, the award will grant $1500 annually for the best original contribution to Lye scholarship.

Research can be undertaken in categories spanning an unpublished research essay on an aspect of Lye’s work, ideas or aesthetics; an unpublished research essay building knowledge of Lye’s life and career; a proposal for research in the Len Lye Archive; or an engineering design or research proposal that contributes to the restoration or building of a Len Lye sculpture.

Applications and enquiries can be made to Roger Horrocks, Len Lye Foundation member and the award coordinator on behalf of the Foundation, to

Applications close 30 August 2024

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Image: Len Lye at film bench, 1958. Unknown photographer. Courtesy of the Len Lye Foundation Collection Govett-Brewster Art Gallery.