CEO of Semblance AR
Director of NYU's Mobile AR Lab
Mark Skwarek is a full-time faculty at NYU Tandon School of Engineering, the director of NYU’s Mobile AR Lab and the CEO of Semblance AR. He founded Manifest.AR [the 1st AR artist group], organized the arOCCUPYWALLSTREET [the 1st AR protest], and We AR in MoMA [the 1st AR intervention]. Skwarek works to unite the virtual and physical world with AR. Skwarek’s company achieved the 1st realtime 3d streaming [telepresence] between smartphones. Skwarek’s practice is also largely based in art activism with AR. He has a long record of international AR work, ranging from “erasing” the DMZ battlements between North and South Korea [the 1st AR in North Korea], to the virtual elimination of the barricades between Palestine and Israel, at the Gaza Strip.