Dr. Skelton is an unusual hybrid of multimedia artist, software developer, and social engagement… exhibiting internationally since the 1980’s, from Soviet Estonia (1988) to South Africa (interactive media/performance at ISEA Durban 2018), working with everything from permanent public-scale bronze (the Begging Bear, Guelph Canada) to nft’s (https://postmastersblockchain.com/ 2022)…
Sample Education initiative: founded the Integrated Media programs and Brooklyn Experimental Media Center at the Tandon School of Engineering at NYU (2000-2012), currently teaching at the Gallatin School of Individualized Study NYU
Sample open-source software development project: Betaville massively participatory online platform for urban planning and design at the local level https://www.amazon.com/Soft-City-Culture-Technology-Betaville/dp/1461472504
Sample consulting clients: Office de Consultation Publique de la Ville de Montréal; Engineering Department of the City of Los Angeles; Rockwell LAB; Panasonic; New York Stock Exchange (through Zignage, for media installations).
Sample awards: Diamond Award, Unesco International Conference on Engineering Education; Jane Jacobs Medal for Technology and Innovation.
Sample research support: the Canada Council for the Arts (Imagine My Sustainable Community), Microsoft Research (Games for Learning Institute), Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (Betaville), the Rockefeller Foundation Innovation Fund (Betaville), IBM Canada and The Ontario Research Fund (iCity Urban Informatics for Sustainable Metropolitan Growth research consortium)…
Sample current projects: ISOLUX, a re-integration of the full spectrum of political, social, and ethical dimensions of the mother of all icon libraries, using ethically-sourced and/or hand-built multimedia equipment; Walkacropolis, a flexible/modular system for doubling capacity and transforming quality in dense urban environments.