MRes Arts: Theory and Philosophy - Central Saint Martins, 2023
Ruaa Elmansuri is a Libyan artist and designer based in London, with skills in illustration and printmaking. Her educational journey is marked by notable achievements. She graduated from London College of Fashion in 2020 with a degree in Fashion Textiles with a specialisation in Print, before earning a distinction in her MRes Arts degree at Central Saint Martins in 2023, focusing on the Theory and Philosophy pathway.
Drawing inspiration from a rich tapestry of influences encompassing art, history, cultural heritage, fashion and pop culture, Elmansuri’s creative vision is both dynamic and multidimensional. Her artistic repertoire seamlessly encompasses various mediums, including digital illustration, collage and screen printing. These versatile tools not only push her artistic boundaries but also challenge viewers’ perspectives, creating a symphony of visual narratives. Her masterful amalgamation of diverse elements and perspectives within her creations fosters intricate layers of meaning and provokes contemplation.
Elmansuri’s overall visual aesthetic is centred on the potency of colour and its emotive impact. She adeptly orchestrates hues to evoke visceral reactions and forge an emotional connection with viewers. This approach translates into harmonious and captivating compositions that resonate on a profound level. As her artistic journey continues to evolve, Elmansuri’s work emerges as a testament to her artistic prowess, innovative spirit and unwavering commitment to evoking transformative visual experiences.