Warda is a producer (film+events) poet and puppeteer living in Toronto. Born in Djibouti and raised in the UK. A recipient of the David Maltby Award in 2019 for her photography exhibition Roots, and of a Toronto Refugee Mentorship Grant, to help develop her first feature film, People from Nowhere in (2019). Her practice is engaged with themes of home, the body and displacement. She founded @houseofartsto and has been giving emerging artists of all mediums/practises: a stage, a home, and a community of supporters.