Carl Skelton

Carl Skelton directs the Gotham Innovation Greenhouse, in New York City, and leads the development of the Betaville web applications in collaboration with the M2C Institute for Applied Media Technology, University of Applied Sciences, Bremen. The Betaville project builds on his work as an artist, organizer and founding director of the Integrated Digital Media programs and the Brooklyn Experimental Media Center at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University from 2004 to 2012. In 2012, he was awarded the first Jane Jacobs Medal for Technology and Innovation by the Rockefeller Foundation. His book New Soft City Culture: The Case of Betaville will be published by Springer in late 2013.