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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

  • Laura Wills

    Laura Wills

    Laura Wills is an Adelaide based visual artist. She has a multidisciplinary practice and a strong interest in using found materials, collaboration and basing projects on social/ environmental themes. She is represented by Hill Smith Gallery Adelaide. She will be Read More »
  • Zulkifli Lee

    Zulkifli Lee

    Zulkifli Lee’s creative practice explores the relationship of personalised and impersonalised forms as well as the language of materials. His motifs usually involve very systematic and rhythmic geometric patterns, but rather than striving for total control, he embraces change and Read More »
  • 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 »