KL's list of creative arts spaces grows with new Tun Perak Co-op

The cosy exhibition area at the Tun Perak Co-op in Kuala Lumpur allows for curators to tap into the building’s old-world ambience. Photo: The Star/Yap Chee Hong

Young people, families and couples are flitting through the small hallways, giggling and having lively conversations about the colourful acrylic scenes they are viewing. Floral-printed curtains blow in the breeze from the upstairs windows, as music from an old jukebox blares out into the streets.

Downstairs, people are having a simple meal of nasi ayam berempah and “soda gembira” at the quaint little cafe, while others are rifling through books at the general store or simply posing for snapshots to upload onto their social media feeds.

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