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.

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.

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.

News

  • New Dipterocarp Species Planted in the Garden

    New Dipterocarp Species Planted in the Garden

    There are new Dipterocarp plants in the garden. Here are some information about them: Dipterocarpus rigidis is a large emergent tree to 50m tall; local name is keruing cogan, the shape of the leaf suggests the broad spear head (cogan) seen on... Read more »
  • INSIDE OUT — A Performative Exhibition by Isabelle Schad

    INSIDE OUT — A Performative Exhibition by Isabelle Schad

    15-17 Nov 2019 at White Box Publika: contemporary dance in a gallery space, by Isabelle Schad, winner of the German Dance Prize 2019. Performers from 9 countries form bodies into powerfully sensuous moving forms.... Read more »
  • Kim Ng

    Kim Ng

    Kim Ng is an artist and art educator based in Kuala Lumpur.  He works with a variety of media and art forms such as mixed media painting, printmaking, sculpture, ceramics, drawing, and installation work.  Kim Ng did his Diploma in... Read more »
  • Contemporary Dance/Traditional Rhythms Workshop by Annalouise Paul

    Contemporary Dance/Traditional Rhythms Workshop by Annalouise Paul

    Australian dancer-choreographer Annalouise Paul, the current resident choreographer at Rimbun Dahan, will conduct a 3-hour workshop open to the local performance community on Monday 9 Sept 2019.... Read more »
  • Lada Dedić

    Lada Dedić

    Lada Dedić is a maker from Australia; a slow art practitioner who utilises the intricate, almost surgical process of repetitive stitching which documents the passage of time while she explores themes of neuroanthropology, meditative contemplation and the interplay of science... Read more »
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