Eric Parren

Eric Parren
Area Head of Interactive Media Arts (IMA), Assistant Arts Professor of IMA

Eric Parren is the Area Head of Interactive Media Arts and an Assistant Arts Professor of IMA at NYU Shanghai. Prior to this appointment, Parren was an instructor in Graphic Design and Interaction Design at the ArtCenter College of Design and an instructor in Design Media Arts at UCLA. Parren has exhibited or performed at various venues including: Ars Electronica, ZKM | Center for Art and Media, Gray Area, The Exploratorium, Wood Street Galleries, MOCA Yinchuan, and OCT Boxes Art Museum.



  • MFA, Design Media Arts
    University of California, Los Angeles

Research Interests

  • Visual Music
  • Generative Audiovisual Systems
  • Kinetic Art
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Sound Art

Courses Taught

  • Interaction Lab
  • Realtime Audiovisual Performance Systems
  • Topics in Electronics & Physical Computing