Triton Mobley is an artist, educator, and researcher in new media. His practice and doctoral research examines long term socio-economic and cultural implications of big data on marginalized communities both domestic and abroad. Triton’s interventionist and guerrilla campaigns have been exhibited at Art Basel Miami, Art Miami, and staged in Boston, New York, Providence, and Japan.
Triton has been a new media educator for over 12 years, often finding himself on the frontier of technological modernization in secondary education. In 2005, he was chosen as Miami-Dade’s Rookie Educator. In 2006, he collaborated with RISD’s Teaching+Learning in Arts+Design to create the Digital Project Open Door, a new media art after school program. In 2011, he was invited to build the first new media arts programming for Friends Seminary in New York, and in 2014 he was awarded a S.T.E.A.M in education grant to conduct research at the Museo Nazionale Scienza e Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci in Milan. Triton has also been a member of RISD’s summer faculty in Graphic Design since 2012.
Triton received his MFA in Digital+Media from the Rhode Island School of Design. He is currently a PhD candidate and Annenberg Fellow in Media Arts + Practice at USC, where he is developing a research and practice platform for socially responsive infrastructure. A series of collaborative community strategies, designed to address gun violence through new media applications, supported by USC’s School of Architecture.