The Koala Room

Kathy Temin (Artist)

Research output: Non-textual formCommissioned or Visual ArtworkResearch

Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationSydney, NSW
PublisherMuseum of Contemporary Art (MCA)
SizeRoom, installation approx 6m x 8m x 6m
Publication statusPublished - 2016
EventThe 2016 Bella Room Commission: The Koala Room - Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA), Sydney, Australia
Duration: 1 Jun 20161 Jun 2017

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Temin, K. (Artist). (2016). The Koala Room. Commissioned or Visual Artwork, Sydney, NSW: Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA).
Temin, Kathy (Artist). / The Koala Room. [Commissioned or Visual Artwork].
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The Koala Room. Temin, Kathy (Artist). 2016. Sydney, NSW : Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA)Event: The 2016 Bella Room Commission, Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA), Sydney, Australia.

Research output: Non-textual formCommissioned or Visual ArtworkResearch

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Temin K (Artist). The Koala Room Sydney, NSW: Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA). 2016.