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, makes the costumes for, and performs in psychedelic music videos via YouTube. Her music is vocal driven which includes electronic samples created with her voice and live vocal manipulation. She is currently based in Brooklyn after years performing in the Baltimore arts scene. She has been performing alone for over 10 years, has been an active performer in collaborative pieces, has self-released 5 albums, and is releasing a new full length album in 2017.
Selected Group Exhibitions
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 Videopois, 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 The Fool. The Kitchen. New York NY 2016 Authority Figure. 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 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 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
2017 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. Baltimore MD 2012 Cake Shop. New York NY The Bushwick Zoo After Show. Secret Project Robot. Brooklyn NY Landscrape on Blue Island. Chicago IL The Bank. Baltimore 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 Whole Gallery. Baltimore MD Artscape: Exotic Hypnotic, UB Lecture Hall. Baltimore MD The Red Room. Baltimore MD The Silent Barn. Brooklyn NY 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
2014 Moonrise Festival. Dancer. Baltimore MD 2012 Dancer for Prince Rama Performances. Oct 2012 - Dec 2012 Experimental Dance Choreographer. Prince Rama and the Scorpian Tornado. 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