Professor Emeritus Roger Horrocks MNZM is an expert on the life and work of New Zealand born artist and filmmaker Len Lye. He was Lye's assistant in New York during the last year of Lye's life and wrote the acclaimed biography Len Lye, as well as others on the artist. His latest project has involved writing an introduction to a newly-unearthed essay written by Len Lye and his great friend Robert Graves; an anti-Nazi screed called Individual Happiness Now. The essay will be published in association with a new exhibition at the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery / Len Lye Centre - On an Island - about the the pair's friendship and Lye's time on the Spanish Island of Mallorca. Roger will be speaking about Individual Happiness Now at the Govett-Brewster's Monica Brewster Evening on May 25th.
Images from 'On an Island'