Roslisham Ismail aka Ise
ROSLISHAM ISMAIL AKA ISE (b. Kota Bharu, 1972-2019) was an artist whose practice spanned across media, from drawings, collages, animations, installations, to social structures. Ise was the founder of parkingproject, an artist-run project established in 2003 in his apartment in Kuala Lumpur, and a co-founder in 2005 of the art publication sentAp!. Ise was selected or invited in numerous residencies such as at the Asian Cultural Council, New York (2016); NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore (2015); Bangkok University Gallery (2014); 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, Sydney (2012); Seoul Art Space Hongeun (2011); Britto, Dhaka (2010); The Gunnery Studio, Artspace, Sydney (2006); ruangrupa, Jakarta (2004); KHOJ International Artists’ Association, New Delhi (2003).
His work has been the subject of solo exhibitions at The Laundromat Project, New York (2016); Bangkok University Gallery (2014); Jalan Mesui, Kuala Lumpur (2010); Japan Foundation Kuala Lumpur Gallery (2008); Australia High Commission, Gallery 4A, Sydney (2007); Kedai Kebun Forum, Yogyakarta, Indonesia (2007) and Asia-Australia Art Centre, Sydney (2006). His work has also been presented in group exhibitions at the Sharjah Art Biennial, Asian Art Biennial, Taipei, Jogja Art Biennial (all in 2019); Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, National Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, Contemporary Art Museum, Chiang Mai, Thailand, Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (all in 2017); Goethe-Institut, Singapore International Festival of Arts (2016); Palais de Tokyo, Paris (2015); Center Of Contemporary Art, Singapore (2015); Arter, Istanbul (2014); OPENHAUS, ZK/U, Berlin (2014) and Asian Art Biennale, Taiwan Museum of Fine Art, Taichung (2013), among others. Ise completed his Bachelor of Arts in Fine Art from Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam.