Noura Ballout is an artist, curator, and entrepreneur. They work in a wide range of creative mediums, maintaining a primary practice in photography. Their work is about constructing and finding home while navigating an intersectional identity in diaspora, which often manifests in the meeting of art and community. Noura is the founder of Habibi House, a studio and residency space in Detroit and are the recipient of the 2019 Gilda Award, awarded by Kresge Arts in Detroit, a program of The Kresge Foundation. Noura has exhibited their work across Detroit, NYC and Philidelphia, including The Arab American Museum, Wayne State University, Flux Factory, Salon AlMahjar, and Vox Populi.