Nirmala Dutt: Statements

18 JULY – 24 DECEMBER 2023 (Level 5)

Nirmala Dutt: Statements is an exhibition of works by the pioneering Malaysian artist Nirmala Dutt (1941 - 2016) at ILHAM Gallery, from 18 July – 24 December 2023. Beginning her career in the 1960s, Nirmala was one of the few prominent women artists to have emerged at that time. The exhibition will be the first survey of Nirmala’s works from across her practice over four decades...



Timoteus Anggawan Kusno: Phantoms

5 AUGUST – 24 DECEMBER 2023 (Level 3)

The "Phantoms" video series is an artistic endeavor that comprises two complementary moving-image works, Reversal and Terra Incognita. Both of these works share the same Indonesian title, "Luka dan Bisa Kubawa Berlari." The videos are the outcome of Timoteus Anggawan Kusno winning the Han Nefkens Foundation - Loop Barcelona Video Art Production Grant 2021, in collaboration with the Fundació Joan Miró, Inside-Out Art Museum, Beijing; MoCA Taipei; ILHAM Gallery, Kuala Lumpur; Centre d'Art Contemporain, Genève and Art Hub Copenhagen. Additionally, the series features a third part, After Colossus, an ongoing research project by the artist scheduled to conclude in 2024.


Opening Hours

Tue – Sat 11am – 7pm
(Last entry 6.30pm)
Sunday 11am – 5pm
(Last entry 4.30pm)
Closed on Mondays and public holidays.

Please note that the Statements: Nirmala Dutt exhibition on level 5 is closed on Sunday, 10 December from 1pm - 5pm for a public programme.


Visitor Guidelines

In order to protect the artworks from damage, we ask all visitors to please refrain from touching any of the artworks on display.

Please do not go beyond the barrier.

Food and drinks are not allowed in the gallery.

While we do not allow flash, we do encourage photography in the gallery! Please instagram your favourite artwork with the hashtag #ilhamgallerykl