Ismal Muntaha is a multidisciplinary artist who lives and works together with the collective Jatiwangi art Factory (JaF). In 2009 together with Sunday Screen initiated the Village Video Festival, an annual residency-based video festival in Jatiwangi.
In 2017, he formed the Land Study Agency (BKP). A temporary institution that focuses on the study of land and all cultural landscapes contained in it, through various artistic projects. Currently took a Master in Development Studies at Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB).