Born and raised in Taipei City, Kengwu Yerlikaya (b. 1993) Is a multi-medium artist and actor. He earned Bachelor of Fine Arts from Chelsea College at University of the Arts London.
Kengwu begins with his body as media itself, exploring societal expectation and the contradictory image it creates. Identity and labour division are central themes. He uses scripted monologue, film and found objects in his work and investigates macro social issues,
such as minority human rights, gender policies, and global movements. In 2021, he was awarded residency at Taipei Artists Village where he presented a body of photographic work of the South East Asian migrant workers in Taiwan. He is now live and work in Glasgow, Scotland (UK).