Eric Corriel Studios

multidisciplinary art studio • immersive and interactive public art • art activism • digital/electronic art • nyc


Panel Discussion: Crisis or Opportunity: Generative AI and the Education of Artists and Designers
April 11th, 2024
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Participated in a panel discussion on generative AI and its impact on art, design, and higher education.
Workshop: Chains on Chains
April 2nd, 2024
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Led a discussion at Token Art NYC focusing on artists’, curators’, and collectors’ experiences on different blockchains and platforms in the Web3 ecosystem.
Workshop: Activism & Amplifiers Fellowship
March 19th, 2024

Graphic illustration of two hands, in a receiving position, receiving a leaf of sorts. The illustration is framed in a triangle.
Led a workshop of Human Impacts Institute fellows around the theme of Solutions from the Frontlines.
Grant: Puffin Foundation
September 8th, 2023

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Eric Corriel Studios is pleased to announce it is the recipient of a 2023 Puffin Foundation grant for Gyre.
Website update:
September 4th, 2023
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Added better support for 4K displays, added subcategories for Work and Shop sections, new homepage section display, and improved project display.
Podcast: Ethical Machines
July 20th, 2023

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Guest on Ethical Machines podcast discussing AI and its implications for artists, designers, and its place in higher education.
Award: Webby
May 15th, 2023
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Happy to have led my team at School of Visual Arts to our second Webby win in three years for our work on
Talk: Artificial Intelligence in Art Schools: Risks and Ways Forward
May 15th, 2023
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Kicked off Creative Week at The One Club with a talk on AI and image making (due to technical difficulties, audio doesn't start until 22'37).
Workshop: Artist Royalties: WTF We Gonna Do?
April 14th, 2023
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Led a discussion at Token Art NYC focusing on artist-led solutions for financial stability in Web3.
New work: Enter The Machine: Portrait Studio
January 23rd, 2023
New work: Brute Force X
December 18th, 2022
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Brute Force X is an NFT on Ethereum that creates a new public/private key pair every block raising the question: can an on-chain NFT attack the chain that it’s on?
New work: 450YRS
September 15th, 2022
Photograph of a single-use plastic bottle with a red, starburst-shaped 1.25 inch sticker on it that says: This plastic will exist for at least 450 years. We need better options #450yrs. In the background, behind the bottle, is a green field
450YRS is an art-activism movement and social pressure campaign that allows participants to nip at corporations for not providing better packaging options, one social media post at a time.
Get stickers | Project website
Launch: Blog
September 11th, 2022
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Studio blog launched at
Rebrand: Eric Corriel Studios
September 1st, 2022
logo: EC Studios in white text on black background
After 13 years of art-making, I've decided to rebrand my practice as Eric Corriel Studios, the reasoning for which is explained in 5 Reasons Artists Might Want To Brand Their Art Practice As A “Studio”
Talk: Gyre at Brooklyn Public Library
July 29th, 2022
I will be giving an artist talk about Gyre at the Brooklyn Public Library, Williamsburg branch, on Wednesday, June 29th at 4pm.
Website relaunch:
April 10th, 2022
To better reflect the growing multidisciplinary nature of his studio practice, Eric Corriel has rebranded his art practice as “Eric Corriel Studios.” In addition to rebranding, the site now accommodates displays up to 4K, imagery that displays differently for landscape and portrait devices, and includes a shop section on the homepage.
Award: Message In A Bottle nominated for a Webby
April 5th, 2022
Message In A Bottle is nominated for a Webby Award in the category of Sustainability & Environment. Vote here.
Grant: New York State Council on the Arts
January 14th, 2022
Eric Corriel awarded a New York State Council on the Arts grant for the production of Gyre.
Award: Creative Climate Awards
October 24th, 2021
New work: Message In A Bottle
October 18th, 2021
Message In A Bottle, an interactive film that explores the multi-century journey of a single-use plastic water bottle towards disintegration, launches. This work, the result of the Impact Artist Fellowship from the Human Impact Institute, was made in collaboration with Lisa Bloodgood of the Newtown Creek Alliance.
Award: Impact Artist Fellowship
May 21st, 2021
Happy to announce that I was selected for an Impact Artist Fellowship at the Human Impact Institute, which will run from July to September, 2021.
Award: Webby
May 18th, 2021
Thrilled to announce that my team and I have won a Webby Award for the transformation of SVA’s printed catalog into a parallax website. Check it out at
Press: tiny trump in Forbes
November 30th, 2020
Event: National tiny trump Day
November 2nd, 2020
National tiny trump Day: people nation-wide are encouraged to post their tiny trumps as a final act of resistance against​ ​trump’s presidency.
Press: tiny trump in Staten Island Advance
October 28th, 2020
Exhibition: Straight Through The Wall
September 9th, 2020
Water Will Be Here will be shown during an outdoor projection screening presented by Straight Through The Wall on Friday, October 2nd at 7pm. Location TBD. This marks the 10th consecutive year this piece has been shown.
Event: tiny trump at the 2020 Women's March in NYC
January 10th, 2020
Students from the School of Visual Arts join the artist in distributing hundreds of tiny trumps to marchers before marching themselves. Video here.
Press: Woe Betide The Mighty Who Are Tiny
December 15th, 2019
Woe Betide The Mighty Who Are Tiny, by Steven Heller, appears in Print Magazine online.
Exhibition: tiny trump at Miami Art Basel
December 4th, 2019
Hundreds of tiny trumps are distributed at the entrance of Satellite Art Fair.
Exhibition: Water Will Be Here at KUBE
November 2nd, 2019
Water Will Be Here is shown in Alesund, Norway, in association with the Jugendstilsenteret & Kube museum from November 15th to December 12th, 2019. The artist was on site to give a talk on Friday, November 15. This marks the ninth consecutive year this piece has been shown.
Biennial: tiny trump at the Venice Biennial
September 14th, 2019
Dozens of tiny trumps were 'exhibited' at the 2018 edition of the Venice Biennial.
Press: Art critic Jerry Saltz posts a tiny trump
April 17th, 2019
Renowned NYC art critic Jerry Saltz posts a custom designed tiny trump on his Instagram.
March 12th, 2019
Enter The Machine is shown in SoHo, NYC at Showfields from March 15th—April 1st from 11a–8p.
Exhibition: Environmental Empathies
February 4th, 2019
Glaciers Will Not Be There is shown in the windows of St. Francis College from February 7th until March 28th, sundown to sunrise. This marks the third consecutive year this piece has been shown.
Event: tiny trump at the 2019 Women's March in Washington D.C.
January 18th, 2019
Students from the School of Visual Arts and the artist bring 500 tiny trumps to Washington D.C and distribute to protesters at the Women's March. Video here.
Exhibition: Targeted at Illuminus Boston
November 2nd, 2018
Targeted is shown at Illuminus on Friday and Saturday night, November 3rd & 4th from 6p–11p as part of Boston's signature light festival.
Event: Make trump tiny Again Night
October 20th, 2018
First coordinated nation-wide tiny trump crowdsourced art action takes place. Video here.
Press: Little Man, Tiny Heart
September 21st, 2018
Little Man, Tiny Heart, by Steven Heller appears in Print Magazine online.
Exhibition: Art as Witness
September 30th, 2018
tiny trump makes his New York gallery debut at SVA's Chelsea Gallery as part of the group show, Art as Witness from October 6th to November 3rd. Opening on Thursday, October 11th.
Exhibition: Defining the Art of Change in the Age of Trump
September 27th, 2018
tiny trump will make his gallery debut at the Center for Contemporary Political Art in Washington, DC from September 30th to November 25th. Opening on Sunday, October 30th from 12p–6p.
Exhibition: Glaciers Will Not Be There on 42nd Street
September 14th, 2018
Glaciers Will Not Be There will be in the windows of the Taipai Economic and Cultural Office (1 East 42nd St) every night from 7pm—12am util 10/13, as part of Human Impacts Institute's annual Creative Climate Awards.
New work: tiny trump
September 8th, 2018
My response to the current political climate, tiny trump, is launched.
Exhibition: New York Media Center
August 22nd, 2018
Enter The Machine 1.0 is presented at the New York Media Center in collaboration with Meural.
Exhibition: Creative Tech Week 2018
May 7th, 2018
Enter The Machine 2.0: String Quartet No. 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 131: Allegro by Ludwig Van Beethoven premiers at Creative Tech Week 2018.
Exhibition: Cultivist Gala
May 2nd, 2018
Glaciers Will Not Be There and Water Will Be Here shown together for the first time at The Cultivist's annual gala.
Exhibition: Pioneer Works, The Universe In Verse
April 27th, 2018
Water Will Be Here shown for the second time in two weeks at Pioneer Works (totally different installation) for the 2018 rendition of The Universe In Verse.
Exhibition: Pioneer Works, Village Fête
April 20th, 2018
Water Will Be Here makes a homecoming by being shown at Pioneer Works' annual Village Fête.
Award: Arte Laguna Prize Finalist
March 20th, 2018
Water Will Be Here is a Finalist in the 2018 Arte Laguna Prize.
Exhibition: ETM at SXSW
March 10th, 2018
Enter The Machine 2.0 shown at South By South West in partnership with Meural.
Update: The Watcher
January 23rd, 2018
The Brooklyn Zoo has been renamed The Watcher so that a) it can be shown outside of Brooklyn, and b) better reflects the surveillance aspect of the piece.
Panelist: Art and the Internet Age
January 14th, 2018
I'll be part of a panel discussion moderated by Poppy Simpson from Meural at the 92nd Street Y on Friday, February 9th 2018 at 7:30p. RSVP here.
Talk: Ridgewood Arts Council
January 14th, 2018
I'll be giving a talk on my art practice at the Ridgewood Arts Council on Tuesday, January 23rd 2018 at 7:30p.
Panelist: O.N.S.
January 14th, 2018
I'll be on a panel discussion moderated by David Graver from Coolhunting at O.N.S in Soho on Thursday, January 25th 2018 at 6p.
Exhibition: Enter The Machine 2.0 at the 92nd Street Y
January 12th, 2018
Enter The Machine 2.0 opens as part of (un)Common at the 92nd Street Y Manhattan; on display until February 20th, 2018.
Biennial: Water Will Be Here at Screen City
October 8th, 2017
Water Will Be Here will have it's European debut at the 2017 Screen City Biennial in Stavanger, Norway, from October 12th–31st.
Exhibition: Enter The Machine Encodings 2.0 Premier
August 2nd, 2017
Enter The Machine 2.0, Encodings makes its New York debut on the New York Media Center's 20 foot wide digital display at the New York Media Center.
Exhibition: Glaciers Will Not Be There Premier
July 17th, 2017
I'm going to be premiering a new interactive installation called Glaciers Will Not Be There at Raw Haus.
Exhibition: Glitch: An Exploration of Digital Media
May 5th, 2017
Enter The Machine 1.5 A.K.A. All My Passwords will be shown as part of Glitch: An Exploration of Digital Media at the Target Gallery in Alexandria, Virginia from May 27 – July 9, 2017.
Exhibition: Creative Tech Week
May 4th, 2017
Two Enter The Machine works will be shown as part of Creative Tech Week's group show Stronger Together.
Website: Relaunch
March 9th, 2017
A responsive redesign of this site soft launched in the summer of 2016 and now officially launches with full support for mobile and tablet devices. This version of the site also includes many new modules for showcasing projects, such as pull quotes, support for single and double vertical images, redesigned slideshows, and social media embeds, all of which can be seen on the Pool Portals, Water Will Be Here, and Targeted project pages.
Exhibition: Digitalia
February 7th, 2017
Work from Enter The Machine will be shown as part of Digitalia at the Barrett Art Center in Poughkeepsie, NY from March 18th to April 15th.
Exhibition: Photography as Social Conscience: Impassioned Portrayals of Race in the United States
January 7th, 2017
Photographs derived from Targeted will be shown at the Lore Degenstein Gallery of Susquehanna University from January 28th to March 5th.
Exhibition: Nothing To Hide
January 7th, 2017
Targeted will be shown at Real Way Arts in Hartford, Connecticut from March 5th until June 18th.
Commission: Meural Digital Canvas
December 13th, 2016
I'm very happy to announce that Meural has commissioned me to create Enter The Machine file portraits for your phone! Let's face it, whatever wallpaper you have on your phone's lock screen could use a break so head over here to try something new.
Talk: Leaders in Software and Art salon
December 12th, 2016
I'm going to be speaking at LISA's holiday party about recent and upcoming work.
Art Fair: Miami Project
November 21st, 2016
Four Enter The Machine light boxes will be shown at Miami Project 5 from December 1–4 as part of Miami Art Week. Look for Walker Waugh in booth 17.
Exhibition: Enter The Machine: Encodings
November 16th, 2016
Opening today at the Museum Van Loon in Amsterdam is the first in a series of video animations: Enter The Machine Encodings: Jan Miense Molenaer, The Marriage of Willem van Loon with Margaretha Bas.
Talk: The Personal as Political: Cross-cultural Views on Surveillance, Control, and the Body
October 12th, 2016
I'll be talking with Joey Lico, curator of Polaris, and fellow artist Ofri Cnaani about the show and my latest interactive installation, Targeted at The Camera Club of New York, 7:30PM—8:30PM
Exhibition: Introducing new interactive video installation: Targeted
August 21st, 2016
I'll be introducing a new interactive video installation, Targeted, at the Baxter St at the Camera Club of New York on Wednesday, September 7th, 2016 as part of a group show called Polaris. The show will run until October 15th, 2016 at 126 Baxter Street in Chinatown, NYC.
Award: CODAworx Top 100 Projects of 2015
June 15th, 2016
Water Will Be Here was selected as a CODAworx (Collaboration of Art and Design) Top 100 project of 2015.
Talk: Speaking at Lifion
June 2nd, 2016
I’m going to be talking about how I got started in art and how my last project, Enter The Machine, works Wednesday, July 13th at tech startup Lifion's office in NYC. Free to attend, details here
Panel Discussion: "How we do this shit, financially" website launches
April 3rd, 2016
In preparation for the panel I'll be moderating for Creative Tech Week, I designed and launched
Exhibition: Water Will Be Here at Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center
March 31st, 2016
Water Will Be Here will be at the Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center in Virginia, from April 1 to June 5, as part of a group show titled Vanishing Beauty.
Press: Enter The Machine Tweeted by Adobe
March 6th, 2016
Adobe tweets Enter The Machine. Thanks Adobe—I couldn't have done it without you!
Exhibition: Enter The Machine Extended
January 24th, 2016
The good folks at Garis & Hahn have decided to extend Enter The Machine until April 17th, 2016!
Press: Enter The Machine
February 17th, 2016
Press: Enter The Machine
February 7th, 2016
Enter The Machine positively reviewed in Hyperallergic
Exhibition: Enter The Machine
January 2nd, 2016
I'll be showing a new body of work, titled Enter The Machine at the Garis & Hahn gallery from Wednesday, January 27th to Sunday, February 28th, 2016.
Award: Honorable Mention, David Bown Projects 11th Semiannual Competition
December 21st, 2015
Award: 2015 Human Impact Institute Creative Climate Awards
October 21st, 2015
Exhibition: Ascension
September 15th, 2015
Ascension, a new immersive light installation premiers at Radiator Gallery Friday, September 18th, 2015.
Residency: The Arctic Circle
June 8th, 2015
Participating in The Arctic Circle artist residency this freakin' cool!!!
Exhibition: Excite Bikes
April 13th, 2015
I'll be showing a new interactive light installation, Excite Bikes at the Red Hook Crit on Saturday, April 25th. Invite here.
Exhibition: INOVA
March 22nd, 2015
Water Will Be Here will be in a show at the INOVA Gallery at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. Invite here.
Exhibition: (un)SCENE Art Show
March 3rd, 2015
Both Water Will Be Here and Fire Will Be here will be at the (un)SCENE Art Show as part of the Armory Show. Invite here.
Exhibition: Video Salon
December 21st, 2014
New interactive video installation, Video Salon, will be on display at the Garis & Hahn gallery from Monday, December 22nd, 2014 until Tuesday, January 9th, 2015. Invite here.
Exhibition: Lightbox
December 13th, 2014
Lightbox will be at the iconic Flux Factory in Long Island City as part of Parallax : Perspectives this Friday, December 19th, 2014. Invite here.
Talk: Software 4OR Artists Day
November 1st, 2014
I'm going to be talking about how I used Processing to rapid prototype Lightbox as part of Software for Artists Day at Pioneer Works in Red Hook on Sunday, November 16th. Invite here.
Exhibition: Citysphere
September 14th, 2014
Citysphere will be showing at the Dumbo Arts Festival from September 26th to the 29th, 2014. Invitation here.
Exhibition: Lightbox
August 10th, 2014
Premiering a new immersive light installation, Lightbox, on Governors Island, next weekend, August 23rd and 24th, 2014. Invitation here.
Exhibition: LUMEN Festival
June 19th, 2014
I'll be debuting Fire Will Be Here at the LUMEN Festival, Saturday, June 28th, 2014. Invite here.
Performance: First piano performance in Manhattan
March 2nd, 2014
I'll be performing at Garis & Hahn Gallery on March 5th for the New York Foundation of the Arts' Young Patrons of the Arts Benefit, where I will perform an original piano composition to accompany my piece Water Will Be Here. (Did I mention I don't really know how to play piano?) Should be interesting...Invitation here.
Talk: Leaders in Software and Art Salon
November 29th, 2013
On Wednesday, December 4th, I'll be speaking about whether I view my work as entertainment or "critique" and what the value of each is to myself and (what I perceive the value to be to) the viewing public. Yikes! Sounds intense. You should probably come to this. Talk will be in Williamsburg - invite here.
Exhibition: Citysphere at the Roger Smith Hotel
November 17th, 2013
Presenting Citysphere at the Roger Smith Hotel in Manhattan from December 4th to January 21st, 2014. Opening is December 11th. Invite here.
Artist Talk: Southampton Center
August 21st, 2013
Friday, August 23rd, I'll be giving an artist talk at the Southampton Center. I'll be talking about the origin of Water Will Be Here as well as giving a special (first time ever) accompanying piano performance. Should be fun.
Exhibition: Water Will Be Here at the Southampton Center
July 15th, 2013
I'm going to be showing Water Will Be Here at the Southampton Center from August 10th - August 25th. This will be the first time it will not be presented in windows. Should be interesting...
Exhibition: Lumen Festival
June 2nd, 2013
Will be presenting a new piece, Pool Portals at the Lumen Festival on June 15th, 2013.
Exhibition: Red Hook Crit
June 2nd, 2013
Will be presenting Light Bikes again at the second installment of the Red Hook Crit racing season at the Navy Yards on Friday, June 8th, 2013.
Website: Added Light Bikes
April 7th, 2013
Added Light Bikes, my installation for this year's Red Hook Crit.
Exhibition: Red Hook Crit
March 14th, 2013
Going to be participating in this years Red Hook Crit. Planning something big for March 30th. Stay tuned...
Exhibition: Solo Show In Partnership With Chashama And NYFA
October 5th, 2012
The Over And The Under will be opening Thursday, October 11th at 1351 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY in partnership with Chashama and the New York Foundation for the Arts' Curatorial Program. First solo show, and in Manhattan no less!
Award: Public Art Network
September 3rd, 2012
Website: Typographic Upgrade
July 8th, 2012
Finally upgraded my site to use webfonts! Out with Arial, in with Cala and Simplo!
Festival: Toronto's Nuit Blanche
April 23rd, 2012
I'm going to be showing Water Will Be Here in Toronto's Nuit Blanche Festival, September 28th, 2012!
Grant: NYSCA recipient
April 14th, 2012
I'm honored to have been chosen as a 2012 NYSCA (New York State Council on the Arts) recipient! This helps a lot—thanks NYSCA!
Website: update
April 1st, 2012
Added Bicycle Race, a site-specific outdoor video installation done for the Red Hook Crit.
Exhibition: Red Hook Crit
March 16th, 2012
I'm going to be showing a new piece, Bicycle Race, at the Red Hook Crit on Saturday, March 25th. Directions here. Race starts at 8p.
Studio: Visit
January 22nd, 2012
Cornell Alumni dropped by my "studio" on Saturday to get a sense of how I live/work as part of the Cornell Alumni Studio Tour 2012. I think they liked it...
Festival: FLUX Festival
September 6th, 2011
I'm going to have an absolutely HUGE piece in FLUX 2011, Atlanta, Georgia, Friday, September 30th. If you're in town, come and check it out - it's in Castleberry Hill.
Festival: Dumbo Arts Festival
September 6th, 2011
I will be participating in the Dumbo Arts Festival again, September 23rd - 24th. Feel free to stop by 81 Front Street anytime after 7pm to say hi.
Honor: Panelist for the New York Foundation For The Arts
July 6th, 2011
I was fortunate enough to have been chosen as a panelist by the New York Foundation of the Artsto bestow fellowship awards for the 2011 cycle to artists in the category of Digital/Electronic Arts. Official press release here.
Exhibition: TRUCKS I
May 22nd, 2011
Curated a short film program in association with WORK Gallery.
Press: Water Will Be Here on
March 28th, 2011
Water Will Be Here on the New York Foundation of the Arts' homepage.
Update: Name Change
February 25th, 2011
DUMBO Underwater has been renamed to Water Will Be Here.
Press: Article on NYFA Blog
February 20th, 2011
On Tuesday, February 8th, I accompanied the New York Foundation for the Arts to Albany, New York, to lobby on behalf of NYSCA (New York State Council on the Arts). Read about it on the NYFA Blog.
Website: update
January 16th, 2011
Launching the new "album-esque" homepage.
Press: Water Will Be Here (previously known as DUMBO Underwater) in TimeOut and The Huffington Post
September 22nd, 2010
Water Will Be Here in TimeOut New York and The Huffington Post.
Exhibition: DUMBO Arts Festival
August 30th, 2010
I'm going to have a new piece, titled Water Will Be Herein the DUMBO Arts Festival. See for more information.
Award: NYFA Fiscal Sponsorship
August 25th, 2010
My next piece, DUMBO Underwater, was chosen by NYFA for fiscal sponsorship.
Website: Digital Photography Series I
May 18th, 2010
Just published a series of digital photographs.
Press: The Brooklyn Zoo on
February 25th, 2010
The Brooklyn Zoo was profiled on the New York Foundation for the Arts homepage (image). It was on NYFA's homepage from February 26th to April 16th, 2010.
Press: A History of Cycling in Brooklyn in the blogosphere
December 4th, 2009
Press: The Brooklyn Eagle
October 5th, 2009
The New York Times of Brooklyn (ach-em), The Brooklyn Eagle interviewed me (among others) about my piece, A History of Cycling in Brooklyn, for their article on the Brooklyn Utopias show.
Exhibition: Brooklyn Utopias
September 30th, 2009
I am participating in a group show, titled Brooklyn Utopias, at the Brooklyn Historical Society (map). The show will run until January 3rd, 2010. My piece is a video installation in the Society's 15 foot high windows titled, A History of Cycling in Brooklyn.
Award: NYFA Fellowship
July 5th, 2009
I am happy to announce that I was awarded a fellowship by the New York Foundation for the Arts in the category of Digital/Electronic Arts. The official press release can be found on the NYFA website.
Exhibition: Artsummerweek
June 28th, 2009
I just got back from a trip to France where I participated in Artsummerweek and created a light painting installation.
Exhibition: Windows Brooklyn
June 13th, 2009
The Brooklyn Zoo, an interactive video installation on Smith Street, Brooklyn, NY just wrapped up.
Exhibition: "SURFACE", BAG Gallery
April 2nd, 2009
I have recently finished participating in BAG Gallery's SURFACE exposition. See Yellow Forest, for more information.