GUIDE FOR SHARING ONLINE This is a guide for sharing an article by journalist Holly Bechiri about the making of THE GREAT SWIFTNESS – a new film created by Sidecar Studios and ArtPeers. Bechiri’s article (link below) a playable version of the new film, and background info about making it. SHAREABLE LINK: ARTICLE This is…


What is I ROCK MY OWN?

What is I ROCK MY OWN? I ROCK MY OWN (IRMO) is a community experience exploring the journey of cultural identity through natural hair. IRMO creates hundreds of images that are powerful and profound, celebrating the embrace of own’s own identity. The images empower community members to see their true beauty, in living color. In…


IRMO Partner Promo Resources

I ROCK MY OWN Promo Partners Welcome! Here you’ll find daily updates with new images to share, from the previous I ROCK MY OWN portrait project. Instructions Download image(s): right-click, ‘Save link as’ Copy/paste the text below the images. Post image(s) w/ caption text on social media. Each day, we’ll refresh the three images you…


Pallas Warbler

The Detroit-based “Moving24fps” project invited ArtPeers’ Erin Wilson to participate in their 2016 debut: Wilson was paired with Bedford-Stuyvesant (Brooklyn, NYC) choreographer Johnnie Cruise Mercer, of The RED Project NYC. The pair were given 24 hours to create and complete an original dance film. Mercer brought Richmond (VA) dancer Shanice Mason; Wilson asked Detroit dancers…



Click here for more context ArtPeers joined artists from across the Midwest and beyond, converging on Kalamazoo (MI) the weekend of March 10th, for a regional dance festival called RADFest. RADFest judges selected two works by ArtPeers to be featured: mechanical response (co-created by Detroit choreographer Lisa Lamarre) and Pallas Warbler (co-created by NYC choreographer…


mechanical response at N’Namdi Center (DET)

“Lyrical, dark and frighteningly intimate, mechanical response represents the next of evolution of dance for the camera.” -Ryan Myers-Johnson (Founder and Curator, Detroit Sidewalk Festival of Performing Arts) A work of art in the medium of dance-on-film (duration: 10 minutes) mechanical response was created by Erin Wilson, Lisa LaMarre, Joshua Tyron, Seth Thompson, Rachael Ahn Harbert, Raleigh Chadderdon, Miranda Smith, and…


Etch [in post]

Currently in post-production. Premieres September 2015. Produced and directed by Erin Thomas Wilson. Movement score by Amy Wilson. Dancers: Hannah Sullivan, Toni Ball, Amy Wilson, Clementine Thompson. Co-edited by Seth Thompson and Erin Thomas Wilson. Music by LeAnn King MacDonald. Photography by Seth Thompson, Michael Cook and Erin Thomas Wilson.

Pull Me Back

Pull Me Back In post-production, premieres Fall 2015. Experimental short film featuring DITA wsg. Joshua Burge and Rick Chyme. Written, directed edited by Erin Thomas Wilson. Dancers: Hannah Sullivan, Amy Wilson, Hannah Loss, Rachel Finan. Photography by Seth Thompson (DP) and Erin Wilson. Movement score: Amy Wilson. Music: Rick Chyme.


As In Life [in post]

Premiere date: Fall 2015. Filmed on a moving 40-foot city bus, in partnership with Rapid Transit, SideCar Studios and Dance in the Annex (DITA). Working title “The Regulars,” directed, produced and edited by Erin Thomas Wilson. Movement score by Amy Wilson. Photography by Joshua Tyron (DP), Seth Thompson and Raleigh Chadderson.


Stand Video directed by: Erin Wilson Vocalists: Edye Evans Hyde, Molly Bouwsma Schultz, Serita Crowley, Karisa Sprite (Wilson) Dancers: Amy Wilson, David Strong, Lisa Fogle Sachs Musicians: Evan Hyde (drums); Corey Ruffin (sax); Theo Ndawillie II (keys); Ian Thompson (bass); Jonathan Moss (trumpet). Audio Engineering, Recording: Alex Hamel Photography: Michael Cook, Seth Thompson, Erin Wilson…