The Bed is a 5 minute excerpt from a durational installation approximately 1.5 hours in length, observing a month of the shifting light of winter in Oakland CA. As an installation The Bed responds to viewers, speeding up and slowing down the month in response to motion and attention.The Bed was shown in spring 2013 at the MilkBar, Interface Gallery, CounterPulse, Baker Beach, and, LSU performance studies as an element in the Mary Armentrout Dance Theater show, Reveries and Elegies.