Liew Kung Yu

(b. 1960, Kedah)

Liew Kung Yu is an established contemporary artist known for his artworks relating to nationalism and the Asian identity. An advocate for the cause of cultural identity and social freedom, he collaborates with various communities to achieve this. He is deeply passionate about working with grassroots communities and has been collaborating with various institutions to create programmes and workshops to nurture young minds and protect cultural heritage. He is currently the Artistic Director for Little Door Festival and was formerly the Artistic Director for George Town Heritage Celebrations, which earned great acclaim from both local and international audiences. He has also been a core member of the Asian Theatre for Young Audiences Network since its founding in 2016. His cross-disciplinary work also includes fine art photography.

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