performance plus 2019

visual and performance artist Aliansyah Caniago was born in 1987 in Tangerang, Indonesia. he studied painting at Bandung Institute of Technology Faculty Art and Design and has participated in many performance art workshops with Boris Nieslony (German), Waldemar Tatatchuk and Janusz Baldyga (Poland), Lee Wen (Singapore), Seiji Shimoda (Japan), Aor Nopawan (Thailand) and he is now one of the disciples of Melati Suryodarmo in his performance art practice in Solo, Indonesia.

Caniago is known as a performance artist concerned with activism and social realism in public space. He has done interventions and site-specific projects fostering an art that could blend in with society, entering conflicted spaces creatively and working with communities to repair the damaged environment through art. often asking public participation, he invites his audiences to actively get involved in the process of his art making, installations, and durational performances.

Caniago took part in the first edition of performance plus and is member of the MoT+++ collective.

Aliansyah Caniago participation is supported by Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) Mobility First!