Aliansyah Caniago (b. 1987 in Indonesia) lives and works in Bandung, Indonesia. He studied Painting at the Bandung Institute of Technology Faculty Art and Design. Through site-specific interventions, installations and durational performances, he is interested in working directly with communities and developing artworks that could blend-in with the society, entering conflicted areas creatively and trying to repair the damaged environment. He participated in several group exhibitions and performance art events, both local and international.
Alongside his artistic practice, he is also one of the founder of an artist collective space in Bandung, Ruang Gerilya. This space provides a platform for experimental works, and has a focus on artists interested in process and research. Apart from exhibitions, Ruang Gerilya hosts also discussions, artist talks, and workshops.