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.


  • Ruth Marbun

    Ruth Marbun

    Ruth Marbun (b.1985) is a visual artist based in Jakarta that works much with the depiction of deconstructed figures as a form of her profound interest towards human behavior in connection to the inner self and society as paralleled issue.... Read more »
  • Ajim Juxta (Raja Azeem Idzham)

    Ajim Juxta (Raja Azeem Idzham)

    Ajim Juxta is a pseudonym and a stage name for Raja Azeem Idzham (b. 1983) as a frontman for his band. He came from a family that has a strong art and music background and was enrolled in Architecture school... Read more »
  • Syarifah Nadhirah

    Syarifah Nadhirah

    Syarifah Nadhirah (b.1993) is a Malaysian based artist, who is constantly unearthing means to present her work in ways that people can relate to. Her interest in Art has spurred since childhood and her background in Architecture only inspired her... Read more »
  • Johanne Lykke

    Johanne Lykke

    Johanne Lykke is a Danish visual artist living and working in Copenhagen, Denmark. Johanne is with us in February as an Open Residency artist. “I work with a feminist approach towards abstract painting exploring the idea of the feminine, its... Read more »
  • Dancing in Place 2019

    Dancing in Place 2019

    Join us for Dancing in Place this weekend in the tropical garden at Rimbun Dahan. 3:30-6pm, Saturday & Sunday, 26 & 27 January 2019. Free entry; bring your own umbrella and wear comfy shoes!... Read more »
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