Liew Kung Yu is one of the foremost names in Malaysia’s art scene famous for his works relating to issues about nationalism and Asian identity, as well as his involvement working with communities to push forward the cause of cultural identity and social freedom.
With a background in graphic design, Kung Yu moved on to become an artist known for pushing the limits of the artistic medium. In the arts scene, he is renowned for his installation works which he has exhibited in group and solo shows both in Malaysia and abroad.
Not just limited to the visual arts, he has been involved with theatre since 1987, collaborating with various directors to create and design sets and costumes for theatre and dance performances.
Currently, he is very actively involved with the ATYA network and is currently working to develop his own children’s theatre festival, the ‘Little Door Festival’, which will have its debut soon in Malaysia.