Rimbun Dahan runs a range of artists' residencies to encourage visual artists, writers and other creative individuals to explore and develop their artistic work. Financed by the architectural practice of Hijjas Kasturi Associates Sdn. the residencies range from all-inclusive sponsorship of allowance, materials, accommodation, studios and final exhibitions to more limited residences providing accommodation and studios only:
Malaysia-Australia Visual Artist Residency (year-long, fully funded, final exhibition)
Shorter Residencies (1-3 months, funded for Southeast Asian artists only)
Choreographer's Residency (3 months, funded for Southeast Asian artists, optional final performance)
Established in 1994, the program has hosted more than 50 individuals who have benefited from the unique atmosphere of Rimbun Dahan to build their own artistic practice.
Rimbun Dahan has a number of different styles of accommodation which is provided to artists according to their specific needs and availability.
Please note that Rimbun Dahan provides residencies for Australian and Southeast Asian artists only.