Cassim Shepard is the founding director of Urban Omnibus, an online publication of The Architectural League of New York. He produces non-fiction media — most often in prose, film or video — about cities, buildings and places. He has lectured at the National Institute of Design in Ahmedabad, India, NYU, Parson, and the Cities Programme at the London School of Economics, and exhibited work at the Musee de la civilisation (Quebec), the Cineteca di Bologna, the Salone del Mobile (Milan), and the Venice Architecture Biennale 2006, while working indefinitely on an infinitely expandable video archive of border imagery begun as an artist-in-residence at the Center for Land Use Interpretation in Wendover, Utah. He is currently a Poiesis Fellow at the Institute for Public Knowledge at New York University. He lives in New York City.