Road tour- Events

23rd-26th September 2022

Open Studio
#KhemahKamera
Hin Bus Depot, Pulau Penang

open to the public to visit and interact at Hin Bus Depot.

Experimenting with various artists, on operating this ultra large-format camera, and exploring live projections and conceptual performances. There are two slots per day, day and night, the camera changes function according to daylight.

Small instant portraits are available during Hin Market, for the large tent portrait please make an enquiry.

with support from Krishen Jit Fund
#krishenjitfund Five Arts Centre

#KantaStudio

1st - 2nd October 2022, 11am till 5pm,
Saturday & Sunday

Stellar KL
Kanta.Studio Instant Portraits
with Jeffrey Lim, Kuala Lumpur

In conjunction with the international photography day, Kanta.Studio will be setting up an instant portrait booth with Stellar & friends at RexKL.

Age old traditional process of Street Box Cameras, now in Malaysia. Get an instant portrait print of yourself, friends or family. Using silverprints, Black & White photographic, photographed and hand-printed by Jeffrey Lim of Kanta.Studio. Available in three sizes at 8x10", 5x7" or 3x5", make your booking time slots at the instagram or facebook Kanta.studio. Processed instantly, each sitting will take approx. 10-15 minutes.

Map location
RexKL
80, Jalan Sultan,
50000 Kuala Lumpur

Past Road Tour

16th September 2022
2:00 - 8:00 pm

KANTA Showcase
Cuba Dengar Dulu, Malaysia Day Celebrations
KongsiKL, Kuala Lumpur

A showcase of Kanta Portraits, a research on Malaysia and Taiwan indigenous communities. The research materials and findings will be on display during the Cuba Dengar Dulu Festival .

Also on installation is the #KhemahKamera, an ultra large format camera experimental project. Instant portraits are available at various sizes, please enquire to book a spot. A portion from the earnings will be presented to Illuminate, a school for refugees.


14th-18th September 2022
2:00 - 8:00 pm (best by appointment)

OPEN / CLOSED Studio
#KhemahKamera
KongsiKL, Kuala Lumpur

Testing, repairing & refining the ultra large camera / projector. Free kopi, best by appointment. open to the public to visit and interact at KongsiKL.

with support from Krishen Jit Fund #krishenjitfund Five Arts Centre

#KantaStudio

22nd-24th August 2022

International Documentary Festival
#KhemahKamera
Langkawi, Kedah

As part of an international festival, Jeffrey Lim will be presenting a Masterclass Kanta Portraits- Unboxing the Box Camera and an Art Printing Workshop on Silhouette Portraits. Khemah Kamera will be part of this conference as well, making group portraits of the Delegates.

Luc Chen from Taiwan will be part of the team operating the camera in Langkawi.


20th-25th July 2022

Open Studio
#KhemahKamera
KongsiKL, Kuala Lumpur

open to the public to visit and interact at KongsiKL

Experimenting with various artists, on operating this ultra large-format camera, and exploring live projections and conceptual performances. There are two slots per day, day and night, the camera changes function according to daylight.

There will be instant portraits available but very limited, please make an enquiry. will announce in near future if large prints are available (over weekend, day time only).

with support from Krishen Jit Fund #krishenjitfund Five Arts Centre

#KantaStudio

25th & 26th June 2022, 11am till 7pm,
Saturday & Sunday

Stellar KL
Kanta.Studio Instant Portraits
with Jeffrey Lim, Kuala Lumpur

In conjunction with the international photography day, Kanta.Studio will be setting up an instant portrait booth with Stellar & friends at RexKL.

Age old traditional process of Street Box Cameras, now in Malaysia. Get an instant portrait print of yourself, friends or family. Using silverprints, Black & White photographic, photographed and hand-printed by Jeffrey Lim of Kanta.Studio. Available in three sizes at 8x10", 5x7" or 3x5", make your booking time slots at the instagram or facebook Kanta.studio. Processed instantly, each sitting will take approx. 10-15 minutes.

Map location
RexKL
80, Jalan Sultan,
50000 Kuala Lumpur

4th & 5th June 2022, 11:00 am - 7:00 pm

Ilham Art Bazaar, Atas / Not Atas
Kanta.Studio Instant Portraits
with Jeffrey Lim, Kuala Lumpur

Age old traditional process of Street Box Cameras, now in Malaysia. Get an instant portrait print of yourself, friends or family. Using silverprints, Black & White photographic, photographed and hand-printed by Jeffrey Lim of Kanta.Studio. Available in three sizes at 8x10", 5x7" or 3x5", make your booking time slots at the instagram or facebook Kanta.studio. Processed instantly, each sitting will take approx. 10-15 minutes.

Map location
Ilham Gallery
Level 5, Ilham Tower, No 8, Jalan Binjai, 50450 Kuala Lumpur

11 -13th March 2022, 11am - 5pm

Exposure + Photo event-
LOKL Coffee HSS High Street Studios
, Kuala Lumpur

Instant Portraits with Jeffrey Lim, Kanta.Studio

Age old traditional process of Street Box Cameras, now in Malaysia. Get an instant portrait print of yourself, friends or family. Using silverprints, Black & White photographic, photographed and hand-printed by Jeffrey Lim of Kanta.Studio. Available in three sizes at 8x10", 5x7" or 3x5", make your booking time slots at the instagram or facebook Kanta.studio. Processed instantly, each sitting will take approx. 10-15 minutes.

6th March 2022, 11am - 5pm

Hin Market-
Hin Bus Depot,
Georgetown, Penang

Instant Portraits with Jeffrey Lim, Kanta.Studio

Age old traditional process of Street Box Cameras, now in Malaysia. Get an instant portrait print of yourself, friends or family. Using silverprints, Black & White photographic, photographed and hand-printed by Jeffrey Lim of Kanta.Studio. Available in two size at 8x10" or 3x5", make your booking time slots at the instagram or facebook Kanta.studio. Processed instantly, each sitting will take approx. 10-15 minutes.

5th March 2022, 10am - 4pm

Grow Market- Hin Bus Depot, Georgetown, Penang

Instant Portraits with Jeffrey Lim, Kanta.Studio

Age old traditional process of Street Box Cameras, now in Malaysia. Get an instant portrait print of yourself, friends or family. Using silverprints, Black & White photographic, photographed and hand-printed by Jeffrey Lim of Kanta.Studio. Available in two sizes at 8x10" or 3x5", make your booking time slots at the instagram or facebook Kanta.studio. Processed instantly, each sitting will take approx. 10-15 minutes.

23rd February - 8th March 2022

Road trip North-
Georgetown, Penang & Alor Setar, Kedah

Instant Portraits box camera setup

Get an instant portrait print of yourself, friends or family. Using silverprints, Black & White photographic, photographed and hand-printed by Jeffrey Lim of Kanta.Studio. This trip exploring Kedah towns too.

6 February 2022, 11am - 5pm

Hin Market-
Hin Bus Depot,
Georgetown, Penang

Instant Portrait box camera setup

5 February 2022, 10am - 4pm

Grow Market-
Hin Bus Depot,
Georgetown, Penang

Instant Portrait box camera setup

3-8 February 2022

Road trip North-
Georgetown, Penang

Instant Portrait box camera setup

29-30 January 2022, Saturday & Sunday, 12-6pm

The Back Room Gallery
Zhongshan Building, Kuala Lumpur

Instant Portrait box camera setup

17-19 January 2022, Monday - Wednesday

Johor Bahru, Johor

16 January 2022, Sunday

Film Never Die Asia
Batu Pahat, Johor

14 January 2022, Friday

Bendahari Markets
Malacca City

19 December 2021, Sunday, 11am-5pm
Hin Bus Depot, Penang

Kanta.Studio @ Hin Market Bazaar
Instant Portrait photo booth

Map location
Hin Market Bazaar
59a, Jalan Timah, George Town, 10030 George Town, Pulau Pinang

18 December 2021, Saturday, 9am-3pm
Tropical Spice Garden, Penang

Kanta.Studio @ Spicy Christmas Bazaar
Garden Portraits

Map location
Tropical Spice Garden
Lot 595 Mukim, 2, Jalan Teluk Bahang, 11050 Teluk Bahang, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

11 December 2021, Saturday, 11am-5pm
Ilham Gallery GIft Shop, Ilham Tower

Instant Portraits @ Ilham Gallery
Instant Portrait photo booth

Map location
Ilham Tower
Level 5, Ilham Tower, No 8, Jalan Binjai, 50450 Kuala Lumpur

27 November 2021, Saturday, 11am-5pm
Hin Bus Depot, Penang

Kanta Box Kamra @ Hin Bus Depot weekend Bazaar
Instant Portraits photo booth

Map location
Hin Bus Depot Artwork Weekend
59a, Jalan Timah, George Town, 10030 George Town, Pulau Pinang

28 November 2021, Saturday, 9am-5pm
Tropical Spice Garden, Penang

Kanta Box Kamra @ Garden Day Out,
Tropical Spice Garden
Instant Portraits photo booth

Map location
Tropical Spice Garden
Lot 595 Mukim, 2, Jalan Teluk Bahang, 11050 Teluk Bahang, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

11 December 2021, Saturday, 11am-5pm (TBC)
Ilham Gallery plaza, Ilham Tower

Instant Portraits @ Ilham Gallery plaza,
Ilham Tower, Kuala Lumpur
Instant Portraits photo booth

Map location
Ilham Tower
Level 5, Ilham Tower, No 8, Jalan Binjai, 50450 Kuala Lumpur

12 December 2020, Saturday, 8am-1pm
Tropical Spice Garden, Penang

Instant Portraits @ Tropical Spice Garden
Instant Portraits photo booth

Map location
Tropical Spice Garden
Lot 595 Mukim, 2, Jalan Teluk Bahang, 11050 Teluk Bahang, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia