My name is Isshaq Ismail

Born in 1989, Accra / Ghana, visual artist

Why did you become an artist?

To inspire and awakening my society to action.

How would you describe your own style?

Infantile Semi - Abstract

Which 5 things would you take with you to a desert island?

Sketchpad , water , pencil , Snacks and camera

With which 4 people (dead or alive) would you like to spend a creative weekend?

Jean-Michael Basquiat, Francis Beacon, Dr Kwame Nkrumah and Fela Kuti

In your opinion, which trends are currently dominating the art world?

I believe if you have something worthwhile (authentic) to create you will outlast any trends.

Who or what has inspired you most in the last 12 months?

Identity, space and time crises / Failures

Which person outside art do you admire? And for what?

The Weeknd ( Musician) I admire him because he has an enigmatic lifestyle

What would you regret at the end of your life not having done?

Artworks (Paintings)

What do you currently discuss most with your artist colleagues?

How Contemporary Artist from Africa will be included in the Artworld Ecosystem.

What should your obituary say?

One of the radiant Artists to have ever lived and was from Ghana - West Africa.

What is the best work of art ever?

I haven't made my best work yet lol

Who is the best artist ever?

Isshaq Ismail

My message to the world

Let's unite and collaborate now in this 21st century so that our next generation will be peaceful.
Moreover when there is autonomy artist can create.

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