Practical Electronica

Contact:
Top Flat, 59 Ship St,
Brighton. BN1 1AE. UK
email:
ianhelliwell@yahoo.co.uk

Images from Soft3D cinema - Ian's film and projection event at Dartington Collage with the Grimaldi Sisters, 30/08/2007.Film from Soft3D cinema - Ian's film and projection event at Dartington Collage with the Grimaldi Sisters, 30/08/2007.Expo Worlds

Ian Helliwell
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Ian is a composer, filmmaker, collagist, instrument builder, installation artist, live performer, radio and film programmer, light show projectionist, teacher and writer.
Self-taught and self-funded, he has operated from his current hq in Brighton since 1991. His work encompasses over 80 experimental films, and the composition of electronic music with instruments he designs and builds himself.
On occasions he performs live with his Hellitrons and Hellisizers, and exhibits his creations in galleries.
For many years he has devised multi-projector light-shows, and he is a curator and collector with a special interest in early electronic music, world's fairs and abstract film.
He runs workshops, assembles themed programmes for film festivals, creates pieces for radio, and is working on his first book, Tape Leaders, an A-Z compendium of early British electronic music composers.


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Ian shot this super-8 animation for 'What the Future Sounded Like' the Australian documentary telling the story of EMS synthesizers and their development in British electronic music.  www.whatthefuturesoundedlike.com for info on Matt Bate`s fine film.

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