Aliansyah Caniago is from Bandung, Indonesia. His work is based on site-specific environmental issues. He gathers information about the history of the land, people’s stories, their way of life and thinking, religion, politics, and economy. He documents what has changed and then presents it through the visual language of his body.
Aliansyah sees widespread environmental damage in Indonesia. Industrialisation and land-grabbing result in pollution and flooding. His work attempts to instill pride and awareness towards the environment.