Ericka “Kyd Kane” Thompson is a self-taught, multi-disciplined visual artist, poet and, most importantly, beacon of peace and love; born and raised on Grand Rapids southeast side. Images from activities at Site:Lab event.
Images of Grand Rapids collectives ArtPeers and DITA collaborating in Detroit (MI) with LaMarre and Dancers and the James Cornish Light Opera at New Music Detroit’s STRANGE BEAUTIFUL MUSIC 12 (Detroit Symphony Orchestra 9/14/19).
ArtPeers collaborators Bedrock The Foundation performed with J-Rob in public on Sept. 7, 2019 performing at Eastown Street Fair 2019, in Grand Rapids, MI (USA).
Images of vertical dance by Bandaloop, performing on the side of the PNC Bank Building, in Grand Rapids, MI (USA) as part of Project1 by ArtPrize – made possible in part by Downtown Grand Rapids, Inc. (DGRI)
Article about ArtPeers short-film exploring public art in Grand Rapids, Michigan Written by Holly Bechiri In celebration of Festival of the Art’s 50th year, SideCar Studios and ArtPeers set out to explore the impact of Alexander Calder’s La Grande Vitesse, the importance of public art, accessibility and arts festivals, and what we need to continue…
Article about ArtPeers and collaborators continuing the transformation of a neglected urban parking lot, Artpeers— creating public art performances of contemporary dance one night and original hip hop the next, capturing them on film. The resulting films will go on to premieres this fall. But first, this August 17, a sneak peek compilation of the…
Currently in post-production. Produced and directed by Erin 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.
Experimental short film featuring DITA wsg. Joshua Burge and Rick Chyme. Written, directed edited by Erin 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.
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.
LZ Granderson PSA Written and produced by Erin Thomas Wilson; Photography and editing by Seth Thompson. Audio by Erin Thomas Wilson.
toute faite A satirical exploration of indie art films.
TRIP THE LIGHT 2014 [Trailer] Official trailer created and edited by Erin Thomas Wilson. Photography by DJ Viernes and Erin Thomas Wilson. TRIP THE LIGHT 2014 was an event featuring live music, original choreography and dance-on-film work. Produced by Dance in the Annex (DITA) at Wealthy Theatre (May 2014).
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…
doom eager Directed, produced and edited by Erin Thomas Wilson. Movement score and dance by Dance in the Annex (DITA) Artistic Director Amy Wilson. Camera work by Michael Cook, Seth Thompson, DJ Viernes and Erin Thomas Wilson. Dancers: Hannah Sullivan; Mary Jo Masters; David Strong; Tom Duimstra; Irene Dwyer; and Amy Wilson. Original music by…
Where Are You? Written, produced and directed by Erin Thomas Wilson. Camera work and editing by DJ Viernes.
Dark Into Light PSA describing the June 15, 2011 Holland City Council vote and the path forward. Written by Erin Wilson Directed by Seth Thompson Music by Ghost Heart and Everyday Pompeii
Colbear Rapport Filmed at WKTV Producer: Ella Swift http://www.burlymermaid.com Actor: Jonathan Clausen Director/Editor: Seth Thompson http://www.epiglotic.com Writer: Erin Wilson http://diaghilev.me Testimony sequence auto-tune: DJ Jef Leppard Audio cleanup: Justin VanHaven Wardrobe, wig provided by Actors’ Theater Grand Rapids Additional props by GR Shop (thank you!)[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]
These Four Walls Music by: Kent County String Band Concept by: Erin Wilson Movement Score: Amy Wilson Dancers: Amy Wilson Rachel Finan Marci Stembol Sarah Powell Seth Thompson Editing: Mike Cook Set design: Seth Thompson Videography: Seth Thompson Michael Cook Lighting: Seth Thompson Michael Cook Sound: Michael Cook Performance took place during SiTE:LAB at Blandford…
Take the air Movement Score: Amy Wilson; Dancers: Amy Wilson, Andrea Nightingale; Directed/Edited: Seth Thompson; Cameras: Seth Thompson, Erin Wilson; Music: Seth Galligan ‘Unravel’ by Bjork Premiered at “TRIP THE LIGHT: MYTHICAL” May 11, 2013 at Wealthy Theatre http://www.wealthytheatre.org
Cognition Dance-on-film collaboration between Jon Clay, DITA and ArtPeers at Wealthy Theatre.
Untitled Concept and Movement Score: Amy Wilson Dancers: Johanna Schuyten Amy Wilson Carolina Pava Sarah Baumgras Mary Jo Masters Melissa Mondry-Sefton Music: ‘Money From Another Town’ by Orpheum Bell GRCC Filmed by: Thomas White Paul Willis Michelle Lynn Manuel Diaz Michael Cook Directed by: Michael Cook
Ellie Frances Gramer PSA Written and directed by Erin Thomas Wilson. Camera work and editing by Seth Thompson. Audio by Erin Thomas Wilson.
white out Produced and filmed by Jon Clay and Erin Wilson; edited by Jon Clay, featuring dance and choreography by Hannah Sullivan. Original music score by Jennifer Collier. Premiered at TRIP THE LIGHT 2013 at Wealthy Theatre, a presentation of Dance in the Annex (DITA) and ArtPeers. Special thanks to MACkite Surf Shop for the…
Waiting For A Train A collaboration by Dance In The Annex and Everyday Pompeii. Directed by Seth Thompson Choreographed by Amy Wilson and Marlee Grace Cook-Parrott Music by Everyday Pompeii Ric Carroll – keyboards, bass Seth Thompson – guitar, vocals Jay Bolt – drums
What it was, was Directed, produced and edited by Erin Thomas Wilson. Dance and choreography by Amy Wilson and Carolina Gil-Pava; Original music score by ADN.
Angle of Repose Directed and edited by Erin Thomas Wilson. Movement score by DITA Artistic Director Amy Wilson. Dancers: Hannah Sullivan, David Strong and Amy Wilson. Music by Jef Collis and Trevor Goldner. Camera work: Erin Thomas Wilson. “Angle of Repose,” an official ArtPrize 2013 installation co-created by Amy Wilson and Erin Thomas Wilson, was…
respirador (breather) Excerpt from “respirador (breather)” winner of the the Time-Based category in ArtPrize 2014, co-created by Erin Thomas Wilson and Amy Wilson. The six dance-on-film elements of “respirador (breather)” were directed, produced and edited by Erin Thomas Wilson. Movement score by Amy Wilson. Dance by Heather Vaughan-Southard, Hannah Sullivan, Hannah Loss, Amy Wilson and…