B.F.A. Fine Arts, Queens University, Ontario, 1982 M.V.A. Fine Arts, University of Alberta, 1986 Dr.-Ing Informatics, University of Bremen, 2014
Carl Skelton is Industry Professor and the founding director of the Brooklyn Experimental Media Center and the academic programs in Integrated Digital Media at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University. His creative/research work bridges the arts, design, technology, and community engagement. He is currently working on two books: "New Soft City Culture: The Case of Betaville" for Springer, and "The Multimedia Programming Fakebook" with R. Luke DuBois for MIT Press. Carl's work has been supported by Microsoft Research, the Rockefeller Foundation through its Cultural Innovation Fund, the National Science Foundation, the Ontario Arts council, and the Canada council for the Arts.
Teaching and Research Interests
art/technology collaborations; socially constructive technologies; making science fiction come true