At the CTM festival, Ian will give a talk on Ernest Berk and electronic music, and include an extract of Practical Electronica. CTM, Berlin, 28th February 2018.
Ian has completed four short films on the early work of British sculptor William Pye. Excerpts from the film series are now online to view, and the 50 minute programme is available for screening.
Tape Leaders, a compendium exploring the history of early British electronic music, is available directly from the publisher Sound On Sound. Further information and a link to purchase the book can be found here:
Sound-Image Colloquium, exploring sonic and audiovisual practice, included two Helliwell pieces - a short abstract film, and an electronic music composition. University of Greenwich, 11th November. soundimage
Concluding a four day conference on Expo 67, a special film programme included Ian's 'Expo 67 - An Audiovisual Collage' in amongst a line up of rarely screened Expo films. BFI Southbank, 4th November. expo67.events
At SynthFest, the largest annual UK gathering of synth nuts, Ian exhibited some of his Hellitronic machines and films. The Octagon, Sheffield, 7th October.