Mark Shepard

Photo of Mark Shepard.

Mark Shepard is an artist, architect and researcher whose work addresses contemporary entanglements

His recent book, There Are No Facts: Attentive algorithms, extractive data practices and the quantification of everyday life (MIT Press), examines the uncommon ground we share in a post-truth world. He is an editor of the Situated Technologies Pamphlets Series (The Architectural League of New York) and editor of Sentient City: Ubiquitous computing, architecture and the future of urban space (MIT Press).

His work has been exhibited at museums, galleries and festivals internationally, including the Venice International Architecture Biennial; the Prix Ars Electronica, Linz, Austria; Transmediale, Berlin, Germany; and the International Architecture Biennial Rotterdam, the Netherlands, among others.

Shepard is an Associate Professor of Architecture and Media Study at the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, where he directs the Media Arts and Architecture Program (MAAP) and the Center for Architecture and Situated Technologies (CAST).