The compound of Rimbun Dahan is a centre for developing traditional and
contemporary art forms. It features buildings designed by Hijjas Kasturi,
as well as a 19th century traditional Malay house, in an indigenous garden
Please note that Rimbun Dahan is a private property. It is open to the public for limited hours only during exhibitions and special events – check this page for updates. Guided tours for selected tertiary student groups by appointment only; please contact us.
Km. 27 Jalan Kuang,
Rimbun Dahan is supported by the architectural practice of
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Hotel Penaga is a luxury boutique hotel in Georgetown, Penang. It is intended to support ongoing activities at Rimbun Dahan. Go to the hotel website for more information: www.hotelpenaga.com
Rimbun Dahan – Cultivating the Garden features the work
of Australian artists who have been beneficiaries of the
residency programs in Malaysia, and acknowledges and
celebrates the contribution that the experience has made
to their creative lives.
Cross cultural pollination at its finest.
28 August - 19 September
Light Square Gallery, Adelaide College of the Arts, 39 Light Square, Adelaide
Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm
Current Short-Term Residents at Rimbun Dahan
Canberra-based textile artist Julie Ryder and Filipino visual artist Carlo Gernale are currently in residence at Rimbun Dahan. During their residencies, Julie will be using plants growing here as dye sources for both paper and textiles, and Carlo will be continuing his work articulating the democratic aspirations of the marginalized.