Una Hamilton Helle

Copyright 2010-23

'Time, the deer, is in the wood of Hallaig', an exhibition curated by Amy Cutler and centred around the properties of forest memory through text, archive, and ‘xylarium’, or wood collection just finished at St. John's in Bethnal Green. The online catalogue is available here.

I will be showing the Becoming the Forest series as part of The Wire's Salon 'Looking Black: The Visual Aesthetics of Black Metal' at Cafe Oto on the the 6th Sep. More info here.

Black Metal: Beyond the Darkness for which I have contributed the cover photo and spreads has just been published by Black Dog Publishing. The book "features a chronological historical overview of the genre’s developments; a multitude of band profiles and case studies on classic records; information on seminal record labels, peripheral industry individuals and shops; archival visual material; and a range of essays discussing Black Metal’s inherent relationship with radical environmentalism, fine art, sexuality, transcendentalism and theatrics, amongst other topics."

'Black Thorns in the Black Box' will be screened at the Spectacle Theater in Brooklyn tonight and will then be travelling on to the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles in August.

I'll be participating in PURELIFE, an event of 'art, live music and performance' curated by Ruth Angel Edwards at Power Lunches in Dalston on Thursday 16th Feb.

'Nekrosus' will be shown as part of 'Black Thorns in the Black Box', a screening program that accompanies an exhibition curated by Amelia Ishmael on art and black metal. The exhibition is currently on show at Paragraph Gallery in Kansas City and will be touring to Chicago this spring. More info can be found on Amelia's website.

I am happy to have been selected for the Wysing Arts Centre Escalator Free Association Retreat in December. I will soon also be showing some work at NURTUREart in Brooklyn. 'VIDEOROVER: Season III' will be on from the 18th December till late May next year.

Hal Silver will be performing 'Hal Silver Speaks' at Aid and Abet in Cambridge on Sat 29th Oct as part of a day of performances curated by The Woodmill. The performance will also be broadcasted at 7.30 pm on the 1st Nov as part of the Cast & Figment event series at Soundfjord Gallery, London.

Five Storey Projects' For Inclusion in the Syllabi opened at The Pigeon Wing yesterday. On till the 30th Sep, it exists as both an exhibition and a publication and features over twenty contributors.

Hal Silver: Transmuter's Echo is showing at Apiary Projects until the 13th of August.

I'll be showing a new video piece at the Woodmill Studio Artist Group Show which opens this Saturday, April 9th. The opening is on from 7-10 pm and should be a blast. More info on the Woodmill website.

My film Nekrosus is showing today as part of the 7th Berlin International Directors Lounge. More info here. I will also being showing some work on the 24th of Feb at EMIC/ETIC, an art and performance night based around ritual at ARTCH in Bethnal Green.

My film Nekrosus will be shown at Shunt this Saturday as part of a performance night called Surreal Nightmares. I'll also be showing work at Ishihara 14 at the Queen of Hoxton on Tues 23rd. Follow the links for more info.

Charlie Woolley will be interviewing me on RADIO SHOW today at 1 pm. We're going to talk about our mutual interest in black metal and how I incorporate it into my practice. Listen live here.

Hal Silver and the Mourouge Room opens at the Hospital Club on the 22nd of Oct from 6.30 - 1 am - I'll be djing some evil tunes.

Five Storey Projects will be hosting a radio take over day at Charlie Woolley's exhibition Mysterious Cults at Space 2nd of October. All events and talks will be held inside my Energy Booster.

Hal Silver is moving into the Woodmill studio!

Coming up: Show One, Royal College of Art, 28 May - 6 June 2010, open every day from 11-20. I'll be showing my new video piece Nekrosus and some collages from the Becoming the Forest series. Come say hello.