September 13, 2011
Galeri Petronas
September 13, 2011

Rimbun Dahan

Rimbun Dahan is the brainchild of Hijjas Kasturi and his wife Angela. Hijjas is one of the most established and renowned architect in Malaysia where he is known to be one of the catalyst and most active art figure in Malaysia. This is because of the Rimbun Dahan Artist Residency programme which is held at the 14 acre land in Rimbun Dahan.This is where many Malaysian artists have gained much exposure, experience and new techniques by working on their art work through the residency programme. Where this is concerned, Rimbun Dahan is said to be responsible in producing artists with high quality art work and a reputation which is hard to match by others. An artist is said to be established if he or she has underwent the Rimbun Dahan residency programme.

The gallery in Rimbun Dahan is not a public gallery and is opened to the public on certain exhibitions or special events. Located at Kuang in Selangor, Rimbun Dahan has produced a wide range of Malaysian artists throughout its history through its widely popular Malaysia-Australia Artist Residency. Apart from that, it also host the Dance Programme which is aimed at promoting the cultural performing arts in Malaysia. There have been more than 30 visual artists from the region who have come out from the residency programme in Rimbun Dahan that spans across many disciplines like Fine Art, literature, poetry, sculpture and others. The products of these artists would usually be inducted into the Rimbun Dahan Permanent collection while others are sold to collectors and corporate companies through its exhibitions.

Rimbun Dahan is located at:
Km. 27, Jalan Kuang,
48050 Selangor

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