b. 1994


Malak Elghuel, a multidisciplinary artist from Libya, works between Dubai and London. The artist’s works examine the social changes in the Middle East and North Africa, particularly in her homeland. Her work reflects her personal experience growing up in Libya and living through societal shifts and radical transformation. Elghuel holds a bachelor’s degree in multimedia design from the American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. She is also an alumnus of the Salama Emerging Artist Fellowship (SEAF), an initiative of the Emirates’ Salama bint Hamdan Al Nahyan Foundation in partnership with the Rhodes Island School of Design. She has participated in numerous exhibitions, including “Community and Critique” at Warehouse421 (Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2022), “Retracing a Disappearing Landscape” at P21 Gallery (London, UK, 2018), and Pop Art from North Africa at the Casa Arabe (Madrid, 2019).