1. Selected Performance Works (2004-2008)

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    [Bethany Ides, 2004 - 2008]

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    • Children Get Stuck Places Underground - excerpts

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      [Bethany Ides, 2010] 6/26/10, 7pm performance Half/Dozen Gallery, Portland, OR front row hand-held footage by Brenna Murphy an opera by Bethany Ides w/ Devin Lucid Morgan A. Ritter David Weinberg & Flo Buddenbaum + music by Ryan Sullivan http://childrengetstuckplacesunderground.blogspot.com/

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      • You Can't Take Me (Clubhouse of the Lost Linden Choristers)

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        [from APPROX L, Bethany Ides, 2009] w/ the Lost Linden Choristers: Morgan "Llinsy" Alexandra Ritter (choreography) Chase " Lynzay" Evans (understudied by Lia Griesser) Brianna "Lynn Zi" Farina Patsy "Lindenna" Gelb Jason "Linsiet" Powell David "Lindsay" Weinberg Jeffrey "Lindersei" Baker (camera) Brandon "Lindeseia" Spradling (camera) "The Image of Your Face" by Little Llinsy + the Memories Produced by Matt "Liinzee" Carlson *Made with generous support from RACC (the Regional Arts & Culture Council of the Portland, OR Metro Area) and Gallery Homeland.* Full-scale exhibition was presented at Worksound Gallery, Portland, OR May 8 - 29, 2009 http://approximatel.blogspot.com/

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        • TRANSIENT'S THEME: Amnion (Prelude)

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          TRANSIENT'S THEME: Amnion, née Now & Again (an un-episodic iteration of intercessory remedying, re: medial soap-operational procedures) by Bethany Ides + Thomas Love *upcoming performance: January 15th, 8 pm, @Gershwin Hotel, 7 E. 27th St. There was an incident... And he would bend back the barb on the hook so that the fish wouldn't suffer... ... that it might even wriggle itself free and get away... ... imagining that one day they'd both be grateful that he had... ... that one night... ... at the threshold between between water and air... ... they'd meet again...

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          • THE SAME ABE

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            Performed w/ Abe Wald Hudson River Waterfront, 9/17/11 Camera by Renée Peperone w/ Joseph Bradshaw Special Thanks to Dan Poston + POLL participants BETHANY IDES (2012)

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            • TRANSIENT'S THEME: The Doctor Says

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              by Bethany Ides + Thomas Love (2013) *starring: Thomas Love as Presage/ The Doctor/ Unsaid Transient Cassandra Guan as Passing-Thru Bethany Ides as Presently-in-the-Sensed-Skin/ Sensing + introducing Forgetting (as just that) Performed at Dixon Place, November 12, 2012 Documentation by Ursula Sommer Special Thanks to Scott Adkins of Little Theater, Anne McPeak, Rev. David W. Wright, & the Livingstones TRANSIENT'S THEME is the story of a guilty man who changes faces and possesses forms of perpetrators and victims alike. Perpetually fleeing scenes past and present, he is a wraith haunted by an irrevocable reckoning as beguiling and bodiless as himself.

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              • Seeing Me on Such Short Notice

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                Bethany Ides + Thomas Love (2013) all rights reserved video installation channel 1 of 2 presented as part of Twin Day @ Tritriangle, Chicago, 4/5/13 camera: Ursula Sommer thanks to Ryan Dunn, Will Robertson, & Rev. David W. Wright

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                • It's Hard to Know

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                  Bethany Ides + Thomas Love (2013) all rights reserved video installation channel 2 of 2 presented as part of Twin Day @ Tritriangle, Chicago, 4/5/13 camera: Ursula Sommer thanks to Ryan Dunn, Will Robertson, & Rev. David W. Wright

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                  • TRANSIENT'S THEME: Now & Again

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                    by Bethany Ides + Thomas Love (2013) * starring: Bethany Ides as Mrs. Escobal Thomas Love as Mr. Carlton Lesley + introducing The Division Btw Water & Air (as just that) Performed at the Gershwin Hotel, 1/15/13 Documentation by Ursula Sommer Special Thanks to Jason Martin, Neke Carson, Ian Dreiblatt, Anne McPeak, & Rev. Charles E. Wright TRANSIENT'S THEME is a soap-operatic engagement about an errant guise who changes faces & fills the shifting forms of perpetrators & victims alike. Perpetually fleeing scenes past & present, The Transient finds himself haunted by an irrevocable reckoning as beguiling & bodiless as he is.

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                    • Deathbeds (Invocation)

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                      Bethany Ides (2015) "Deathbeds" w/ Anna Gurton-Wachter Bill Graves Stephen Graves Bethany Ides Eliza Perlmutter Sophie Reiff filmed on location at Almost-Although, an experiment in provisional-conditional community, Shandaken, NY additional camera by Timmy Simonds “There exist not only differences of nature which are reducible (I could draw gold from sulfur): the difference between you and me is historical as well as a difference of nature; but it is not reducible, for my death could not make me you, nor your death me.” -- Georges Bataille

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