Malak Elghuel was born and raised in Tripoli, Libya. Malak Elghuel is a Multimedia Design graduate from the American University of Sharjah.
For the past two years she has been working as a graphic and motion designer at Twothirds Design Bureau, all while working on personal projects which primarily revolve around Libya’s past heritage and present topics through video collage.
Through her work Malak Elghuel examines the social and cultural side of her home country, a common recurring theme in her work, a nostalgia for a home that no longer exists.
Malak Elghuel’s work predominantly includes time-based media, in the form of video art, but her work also explores the different integration of mixed media, from collage prints to screen prints.
Malak Elghuel has exhibited her work in festivals like, the 23rd of the International Video Art Festival (FIAV) in Casablanca (Maroc), the 29th festival les instants video in Marseille, France, Ekurhuleni international film festival (SABC), and Arab Film Festival in the Netherlands, as well as San Diego Underground film festival.
Malak Elghuel’s most recent art work “Wale Ndetro Part II” has been exhibited in London, as part of Retracing a disappearing landscape. Elghuel also took part in Pop Art from North Africa exhibition in London, UK 2017, as she was amongst the designers who exhibited in the Design House exhibition: Change, Coordinates + Someone Else organized by Mobius Design Studio in Sharjah, UAE.