Ayasha Guerin is an artist and scholar based in Brooklyn, New York. Her art and writing concern themes of the urban/natural, public and private space, ecology, community and security. She shoots her analog photography on a Canon A-1 that has passed through three generations of family. Ayasha completed her bachelor's degree at the University of Pennsylvania in 2012, where she studied Fine Art, Urban and Environmental Studies. She is a PhD candidate in NYU's American Studies department, where her research engages questions about the socio-ecological histories and the resiliencies of waterfront communities. She is currently a Fellow of Urban Practice at The Urban Democracy Lab, formerly a Graduate Fellow at NYU's Center for the Humanities and an Andrew W. Mellon Pre-doctoral Fellow at the Museum of the City of New York.