Shelley Eshkar and Paul Kaiser are digital artists who have created works for 3D cinema, installation, stage, and public art, frequently in collaboration with Marc Downie as part of the collective OpenEndedGroup.
Other public artworks include Enlightenment and Breath (Lincoln Center, 2006/2007), Recovered Light (York Minster, 2007), Crossings (Nuit Blanche/Royal Ontario Museum, 2010), and All Day (Barclays Center, 2014
Pedestrian’s digital projection merges with the rough sidewalk we walk upon. Its tiny subjects wander through a city that seems to float both upon and within the actual concrete.
The figures congregate and disperse in a mysterious fashion; their actions are pedestrian—but with longer observation the patterns they form seem oddly coordinated, as if they are unfolding in a story or deriving from a set of unknown principles. If they add up to tell a story, that is for you to decide.