Rimbun Dahan is the home of architect Hijjas Kasturi and his wife Angela. Set on fourteen acres outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, the compound of Rimbun Dahan is a centre for developing traditional and contemporary art forms.


Rimbun Dahan hosts a range of artists’ residencies to encourage visual artists, choreographers and other creative individuals to explore and develop their artistic work.

Venue Rental

Various venues at Rimbun Dahan, including our heritage houses, are available for short-term rental for weddings, television commercial or film shoots, and other private/corporate events. Please contact Residency Manager Syar S. Alia to organise a recce visit, and to discuss date availability and prices.


  • You Belong to Night by Wong Xiang Yi & Rojak Aesthetics by Chuah Shu Ruei, Rimbun Dahan Residency Exhibition 2019

    You Belong to Night by Wong Xiang Yi & Rojak Aesthetics by Chuah Shu Ruei, Rimbun Dahan Residency Exhibition 2019

    Rimbun Dahan presents You Belong to Night & Rojak Aesthetics, a two-woman show by Rimbun Dahan Yearlong Resident Artist 2018, Wong Xiang Yi and Rimbun Dahan Half-year Resident Artist, Chuah Shu Ruei. Xiang Yi contemplated her relationship with nature, her... Read more »
  • Dương Mạnh Hùng

    Dương Mạnh Hùng

    Dương Mạnh Hùng (b.1991) is a self-taught translator, writer, and independent visual culture researcher based in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Vietnam. Dương has always been fascinated by the discourse of modernities and nationalism in Southeast Asia and how it... Read more »
  • Clara Chow

    Clara Chow

    Clara Chow (Singapore) is the author of two short-story collections: Dream Storeys (2016) and Modern Myths (2018). The former was born out of interviews with Singapore architects about their imaginary buildings, while the latter reworks Greek myths in Singaporean settings.... Read more »
  • Residencies in Review – Malaysian Artists

    Residencies in Review – Malaysian Artists

      Rimbun Dahan’s permanent collection consists of selected works from all the residents artists who have stayed for a year long residency, and for whom Rimbun Dahan hosted exhibitions. The current show is exclusively works by Malaysian resident artists throughout... Read more »
  • Shermaine Heng

    Shermaine Heng

    Shermaine is a Singaporean contemporary dance choreographer. She completed a Bachelor of Arts (Mass Comm & Political Science) at the University of Melbourne before embarking on a full-time career in dance. She then studied a Postgraduate Diploma in Performance Creation... Read more »
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