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Most recent work "family portrait" of the city

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Downtown Grand Rapids, Inc. commissioned ArtPeers to create a vibrant portrait of the city we're working to become.
Underwriting support from:

The work was created by ArtPeers in consultation with numerous advisors (see list, below. 


ArtPeers (501c3 nonprofit organization) is an arts collective that creates collaborative works. 


Core production team: Erin Wilson, Monroe O’Bryant, Seth Thompson, Joshua Tyron. 


Written, Directed, Produced by

Erin Wilson (ArtPeers)


Edited, Co-Produced, Cinematography by

Seth Thompson (ArtPeers, Epiglottic Photographic)


Executive Producer, Director of Photography (DP)

Joshua Tyron (ArtPeers, SideCar Studios)


Assistant Director, Documentarian

Monroe “Aki” O'Bryant


Music by:

Vox Vidorra



Steffanie Rosalez

Juan Daniel Castro

Rodney Brown

Monroe O’Bryant

Stacey Stout

LaKiya Jenkins



Jonathan Jelks

Sergio Ciya-Reyes

Paola R. Mendivi

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