Rayan Elnayal is a Sudanese-British artist/designer based mostly in London. She makes use of the abilities she obtained from her structure background to visualise and speculate on fictional areas. She is eager about how magic realist methods can help within the manufacturing of ethnocentric futurisms in Sudan, the SWANA area and its diaspora.
Her work is closely influenced by the novel ‘Season of Migration to the North’ by Tayeb Salih and the works of Ibrahim El Salahi. Her curiosity in magic realism and the thought of ‘Afrabia’ initially began as a part of her structure thesis mission on the College of Greenwich and stays an ongoing mission. Since graduating Elnayal’s work has been featured in a number of publications and two solo exhibitions in Central London. Rayan has additionally acted as a visitor critic and visitor speaker in subjects related to architectural design, digital artwork, and variety.