Malak Elghuel
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Malak Elghuel

Art DirectorLondon, United Kingdom
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Malak Elghuel
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Malak Elghuel

Art DirectorLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Was and still am dancing that thin line between art and design. An art psychotherapist in the making and a human all throughout. I make rugs as a way to heal and connect. I love editing and putting together sound and img. And love the magic of making your vision a reality through art direction. :)
Projects
  • See Saw
    See SawSeesaw’s intention is to give garments a second chance. Not just any garments, but carefully curated thrift-worthy items from the late 90’s and early 2000’s. So, we were put to the task to create an identity that conveys individuality, exploration, and fluidity. From pixelated blobs to lenticular note cards, each element captures the best of a bygone era. BRANDING, PACKAGING, AND ART DIRECTION ALL BY ACTUAL FRIENDS
  • Therapy Rugs
    Therapy RugsTherapy rugs is a body of tactile pieces, made collaboratively with people as a way to connect and process together. I put up an open invitation through my instagram account, calling people who simply need a listening ear, inviting them for what i called “dish out sessions” in which we talk, identify a main feeling that they want to work through, then through a number of prompts I invite them to collaborate on a sketch with me online. I then make rugs based on shapes and patterns extracted fro
  • shot through the skin
    shot through the skinPublication: Until We Meet by The Locale Team Exhibiting the book at the Afrophon’ book fair in Arles, France. shot through the skin, is a series of mixed media images that i shot as part of a collaboration publication with The Locale Team. Bringing together six artists from Sudan and Libya. The series is inspired by a woman’s experience in public spaces in Libya. Using bodies and foam sheets to mimic feelings of discomfort and distress. Then overlaying the images with other materials and sca
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Work history
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    Art DirectorActual Friends.co
     - Dubai, United Arab EmiratesPart Time
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    Creative DirectorMthayel Marketing Agency
     - Dubai, United Arab EmiratesFull Time
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Skills
  • Creative Content
  • Sound Art
  • Art Film
  • Photographic Direction
Education
    Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) logo
    Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) logo
    Art FellowshipRhode Island School of Design (RISD)
     - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
    The Salama bint Hamdan Emerging Artists Fellowship (SEAF), a mentorship program supported by the Salama bint Hamdan Al Nahyan Foundation (SHF) in partnership with the Rhode Island School of Design.
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    Multimedia DesignAmerican University of Sharjah
     - Sharjah, United Arab Emirates