Ayasha Guerin is an artist and a scholar based in Brooklyn, New York. Her art, research and writing concerns themes of public and private space, urban ecology, community and security. Ayasha completed her bachelor's degree at the University of Pennsylvania in 2012, where she studied Fine Art, Urban and Environmental Studies. She is currently a PhD candidate in NYU's American Studies program, where she engages questions about sustainable urban development, natural resource management and the sociopolitical relations that define the 21st century neoliberal city.