Nura Qureshi (b. 1977, Germany) studied Photography in San Francisco. After that period she spent eight years working as a freelance Photographer in New York City before moving to Kenya. Her range encompasses fine art photography as well as photojournalism. She was awarded a grant from "3generations" to document survivors of the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia and has worked hand in hand with several medical aid organizations in Guatemala and Ghana. Her work has been featured in a number of group exhibitions around Europe and the United States. In 2010 she was selected for the Biennial Juried Photography Exhibit at the Edward Hopper House in New York. In 2011 her solo show in New York City was exhibiting images from her Tajik series “ Plastic Flowers Dancing in Russia’s Backyard”, which explores modern day Tajikistan. Furthermore she was teaching Photography & Visual Arts for the Brooklyn Arts Council in their Arts in Education Program.
Her most recent work includes portraits of various workers in Nairobi, which were in a group exhibition UNI-FORM/MULTI-FORM in Nairobi, October through December 2016, curated by Samantha Ripa di Meana.