Artist in Residence /
Isha Ram Das Simpson
11th June – 18th June, 2022
Artist and composer Isha Ram Das Simpson will be participating in a residency at The Lock-Up for the development of a new performance work commissioned by The Lock-Up and performed at the opening of PROMISE THE EARTH.
ABOUT ISHA RAM DAS SIMPSON
Isha Ram Das is a composer and artist working with experimental sound techniques to produce installations, performances and recordings. His practice considers how sound serves as an expression of time and culture. He has worked with institutions and festivals such as Palais de Tokyo, Paris; Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide; Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney; Sydney Opera House; University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane; Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane; MONA FOMA, Launceston; Melbourne International Jazz Festival; Brunswick Music Festival, Melbourne. His ongoing projects include his collaborative practice with sibling Sancintya Mohini Simpson, and Untitled (Death Song) with Megan Cope as musical director. His musical releases include Lithograph, Parable (2021), and A Leaf, a Flower (2019), which featured on the ABC television series Mystery Road and was nominated for a Music Victoria Award. In 2019 he was the recipient of the Lionel Gell Award for Composition.