Bethany Dinsick is a multimedia artist, self-taught musician, and performer currently based in Brooklyn. She performs vocal driven electronic music under the moniker ‘Sick Din’ and creates her own psychedelic music videos. She has been performing solo and collaboratively for over 13 years, has self-released 6 albums, and 12 music videos.
Sick Din is an otherworldly vocal experience that you can dance or cry to. Sick Din is the solo pop music personae by the avant-garde musician and multi-media visual artist Bethany Dinsick. A homemade DIY pop princess: she art directs edits, costumes, and performs in psychedelic music videos via YouTube. Her music is vocal driven which incorporates electronic samples created with her voice and live vocal manipulation during performances.
Selected Group Exhibitions
2018 20/20, Locust Projects. Miami FL Many Faces, The Living Gallery Outpost. Brooklyn NY 2016 Curator for Total Request Alive, Otion Front Studio. Brooklyn NY #impulsenocontrol, Otion Front Studio. Brooklyn NY Goddess Party VI, The Living Gallery. Brooklyn NY Yes, Chef, Otion Front Studio. Brooklyn NY 2012 The Bushwick Zoo Fashion Weekend, The Living Gallery. Brooklyn NY Transmodern Festival: Alley Oops, Baltimore MD 2011 Boombala Video Cabaret No. 1, The Soft House. Baltimore MD Videopolis, The Metro Gallery. Baltimore MD 2010 Meowpolis, The Whole Gallery. Baltimore MD Sign Language, The Whole Gallery. Baltimore MD 2008 600, 2219. Baltimore. MD Student Exhibition, Main Gallery, MICA. Baltimore MD 2007 Annual Student Exhibition, Juror: Darcie Alexander, Senior Curator of Contemporary Art at the BMA Center for the Arts Gallery, Towson University. Towson MD Nostalgia for the Almost, Sowebo Arts Gallery. Baltimore MD
Selected Group Performances
2017 Spittle of the Moon by Caitlin Baucom, MOMA PS One. Queens NY The Fool, A Play by Colin Self and Raul De Nieves, The Kitchen. New York NY 2016 Authority Figure, Piece by Colin Self Knockdown Center. Brooklyn NY 2015 Basic: a dance by Monica Mirabile, Pioneer Works. Brooklyn NY 2013 Rooms Falls Apart, Maryland Art Place. Baltimore MD 2012 Solar Solipsis, Choreographed by Monica Mirabile and Sigrid Lauren, Music by Salamander Wool. Baltimore MD Open Walls Baltimore Opening Party: She Had Style, She Had Grace, Collaboration with Sophia Mak, along with Kevin Blackistone, and Chris Freeland, Area 405. Baltimore MD 2011 Savoir Faire, BXDC: Consumed, Baltimore Experimental Dance Collective Solo Performance. SoHo20 Gallery. NY, NY Shodekeh Baker's Artist Award with Shodekah and Ian Hesford, Baltimore Museum of Art. Baltimore MD Artscape: Worlds in Collusion, Collaboration with Victor deMendonca Torres, UB Lecture Hall. Baltimore MD Roots Fest, Collaboration with Victor deMendonca Torres, LOFT Theatre. Baltimore MD Peter Glantz: Becoming Impossible, Collaboration with the Baltimore Experimental Dance Collective, The Whole Gallery. Baltimore MD BXDC: Organization of Orga[ni]sm, Baltimore Experimental Dance Collective Residency, Moves Gallery. Brooklyn NY CopyCat Theatre Dance Variety Show Fundraiser, Collaboration with Monica Mirabile, CopyCat Theatre. Baltimore MD Transmodern Festival: Rooms Play, Baltimore Experimental Dance Collective, Current Gallery. Baltimore MD 2010 Baltimore Experimental Dance Collective: Eyes Everywhere, Showpaper 42nd St. Gallery. New York NY Baltimore Experimental Dance Collective: Eyes Everywhere, Charm City Kitty Club at the Creative Alliance. Baltimore MD Artscape: Exotic Hypnotic, Baltimore Experimental Dance Collective, UB Lecture Hall. Baltimore MD Building Machines, The CopyCat Theatre. Baltimore MD Mirkwood Estates, Collaboration with Shodekeh, Claire Plumb, and Gerry Mak. Baltimore MD MobTown Modern, Collaboration with “Embody” vocalists Shodekeh Talifero, Claire Plumb,and Max Bent, the Metro Gallery. Baltimore MD 2009 MobTown Modern Future Party, Collaboration with “Embody” vocalists Shodekeh Talifero, Claire Plumb and Max Bent, The Contemporary Museum. Baltimore MD
Selected Solo Performance
2018 Downtown Art Days curated by Vidium, Mana Contemporary Miami. Miami FL The Crown. Baltimore MD Hart Bar. Brooklyn NY Living Gallery 6 Year Anniversary, The Living Gallery. Brooklyn NY Secret Project Robot. Brooklyn NY 2017 Art Basel Distraction, Las Rosas. Miami FL Secret Project Robot Booth, Satellite Art Show. Miami FL 'Ghost Princess' Record Release Show, Park Church Co-op. Brooklyn NY The Cave. Chapel Hill NC The World Famous. Athens GA The Casa Nova. Atlanta GA Sulfur Studios. Savannah GA The Purple Buffalo. Charelston SC Normals Books And Records. Baltimore MD Secret Project Robot. Brooklyn NY The Glove. Brooklyn NY Babycastles Gallery. New York NY 2016 The Glove. Brooklyn NY The Sump. Brooklyn NY Prima Primo Residency. Basement Bar. Brooklyn NY Rootless Residency. Muchmores. Brooklyn NY Flowers for all Occasions. Brookyn NY Secret Project Robot. Brooklyn NY Idio Gallery. Brooklyn NY Out to See Festival. New York NY The Living Gallery. Brooklyn NY 2015 Living Gallery. Brooklyn NY Babycastles. New York NY Tarot Society. Brooklyn NY The Gutter. Brooklyn NY Cake Shop. New York NY Bombadillo. Baltimore NY 2014 Fields Festival. Darlington MD EMP Collective. Baltimore MD Cameo Gallery. Brooklyn NY 2013 The Living Gallery. Brooklyn NY ScapeScape. Baltimore MD Blasterthon. The Red Room. Baltimore MD Le Poisson Rouge. New York NY The Soft House with John Somers, Baltimore MD 2012 Cake Shop. New York NY The Bushwick Zoo After Show with John Somers, Secret Project Robot. Brooklyn NY Landscrape on Blue Island. Chicago IL Downward Facing Dog with Sam Garner, The Bank. Baltimore MD The Fifth Dimension. Baltimore MD The Soft House with John Somers, Baltmore MD 2011 Parallel Octive: Anthology I, The Creative Alliance at the Patterson. Baltimore MD The Metro Gallery. Baltimore MD The CopyCat Theatre. Baltimore MD 2010 The Wind Up Space. Baltimore MD Artscape: Exotic Hypnotic, UB Lecture Hall. Baltimore MD The Zodiac. Baltimore MD Downward Facing Dog w/ Sam Garner, SoftFest. Baltimore MD The Red Room. Baltimore MD The Silent Barn. Brooklyn NY The Zoo. Baltimore MD Mirkwood Estates Exhibition and Performances, CCBC Dundalk Campus. Dundalk MD 2009 Death by Audio. Brooklyn NY Mirkwood Estates. Baltimore MD 2008 The 14 Karat Cabaret: Shattered Wig Night. Baltimore, MD Annex Theatre. Baltimore MD 2007 Hamilton Arts Collective. Baltimore MD
2016 Curator for Total Request Alive. Otion Front Studio. Brooklyn NY 2012 Curator/ Organizer for Open Walls Baltimore Opening Night: She Had Style She Had Grace. Baltimore MD
2014 Dancer for Moonrise Festival. Baltimore MD 2012 Dancer for Prince Rama Performances and 'So Destroyed' Music Video. Oct 2012 - Dec 2012. New York NY Experimental Dance Choreographer, Never Forever. Produced by Astral Projects. Brooklyn NY Open Walls Baltimore Opening Night: She Had Style She Had Grace. Dance Organizer, Dancer and Planner. Area 405. Baltimore MD 2009 Where I Hang My Hat: Outsider Artists in the American South. Goucher College, Towson MD 2008 Assistant Program Director to recipient of Eleanor Spencer Grant Krystal Boeren. Documentation, navigation, interviewing, budgeting, videography, and field work.
2007 Annual Student Exhibition, William Denner Painting Award, Center for the Arts Gallery. Towson University. Towson MD