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About

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.

Sabri Idrus. 'Canggai.' 2014. Wood, metal, copper & charcoal. 200 cm (diameter).

Residencies

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

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Other Sites

Rimbun Dahan is affiliated with Hotel Penaga, a boutique heritage-arts hotel in George Town, Penang, which has its own artists’ residency. Other residencies in Horsham, Victoria, Australia, and Sungai Cendor, Pahang, are in development.

News

  • Audrey Tan

    Audrey Tan

    Now that I have begun my one-month residency at Rimbun Dahan, the quietness, seclusion and darkness at night is a complete contrast to living in the hustle and bustle of Singapore. Being a distance away from the city and its Read More »
  • Everlasting Love by Azliza Ayob, Rimbun Dahan Residency Exhibition 2016

    Everlasting Love by Azliza Ayob, Rimbun Dahan Residency Exhibition 2016

    Rimbun Dahan presents Everlasting Love, a showcase of recent works made by Malaysian artist Azliza Ayob who, in her 16 year career, has worked in many mediums such as collage, painting, sculpture, and installation. She has spent her year in Read More »
  • Res Artis Meeting of Southeast Asian Arts Residencies 2016

    Res Artis Meeting of Southeast Asian Arts Residencies 2016

    The Res Artis Meeting of Southeast Asian Arts Residencies 2016 was a 4-day regional meeting of arts residency representatives held on July 20 – 23 2016 at Rimbun Dahan outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The participants consisted of 20 representatives from Read More »
  • Si Jie Loo

    Si Jie Loo

    Si Jie Loo is a multi-disciplinary artist who is interested in capturing the spirit of humanity, primarily with Chinese Ink. She graduated from Dartmouth College in New Hampshire, USA with an honors in Studio Art and has since lived and worked Read More »
  • Le Hoang Bich Phuong

    Le Hoang Bich Phuong

    Le Hoang Bich Phuong (b. 1984) is a visual artist based in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Her art is an outlet for expression and a means to deliver her concerns regarding sexuality and eccentricity. Recently, Phuong’s focus has shifted more toward Read More »