Opened in January 2011, Gallery Residence is a tangible symbol of SGA’s commitment to design and applauds innovation and creativity of internationally renowned local talents. The space itself is an ideal backdrop for showcasing SGA’s eclectic range of art and design exhibitions – providing a contemporary arena for contemporary art. The inspiring building is at the forefront of modern architectural style, boasting effective design for green living.
Gallery Residence was designed by the award winning architectural luminary Ken Yang in collaboration with SGA as an exhibition space that embraces aesthetic and conceptual innovation, in line with contemporary art thought. Gallery Residence presents unique green features including a wind catcher, bioswales and turf ramps, and is the first space of its kind in the region.
Gallery Residence also accommodates living and work spaces for artists and management who live in and maintain the building.
The interior galleries have Rio LED track lighting which more accurately shows the artwork, creates a comfortable and elegant atmosphere and is energy efficient. Garden lighting is a mixture of LED and Solar, selected and placed to emphasise building design, outdoor installations and landscaping features.
Gallery Residence was one of the first projects in Malaysia to receive Green Building certification and won a PAM (Architects) Excellence Award in 2011. The space has been twice nominated for the Aga Khan Architecture Award.
Gallery Residence is a venue of choice for bespoke functions (e.g. dinners/luncheons, cocktails, launches, fashion features, weddings, filming). Please contact us.
With over twenty years of experience and expertise, Shalini Ganendra Advisory (‘SGA’ or the ‘Advisory’, formerly Shalini Ganendra Fine Art) continues to focus on projects, development and collections. Community and capacity enrichment has been a key feature of the Advisory practice since its inception, leading to the establishment of quality on-site research, art and residency programmes.
Led by cultural entrepreneur, Shalini Ganendra, the Advisory possesses an exceptional level of curatorial intelligence and market expertise, which enables advice on all aspects of collection care, growth and enrichment by recommending acquisitions, collection strategy, publication and institutional connection.
SGA’s Asian specialisation includes featuring creators from and/or connected to Asia. In depth research form the basis for developing the Advisory’s informed views and creative analysis. Additionally, SGA provides independent and full-service advisory services, ranging from collection management to negotiating terms/discounts on behalf of clients.
The Advisory is housed in the award winning, eco-tech space, Gallery Residence, which plays host to exhibitions, projects, programs, and living – in Kuala Lumpur.