Hijjas and Bilqis Kasturi, Architect and Dance Producer and Critic

  • Arts
  • Creativity & Culture
  • Innovation
Date

13 September 2022

 

Hijjas Kasturi’s life was transformed when he was awarded a Colombo Plan scholarship to study architecture in Adelaide and Melbourne. This lifted him out of poverty and enabled him to design some of Malaysia’s most iconic buildings. He gave the same opportunities to his daughter, Bilqis, who studied in Melbourne and is now an acclaimed dance producer and critic.