Macky (Macaulay) Rogers

Brown Lines

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Bachelor of Fine Arts with Honours

My practice explores the shame and negative emotions I felt towards my culture growing up. Each of my engravings is based off a self-portrait. Brown lines is a series of work exposing the journey of accepting my heritage and not letting negative judgments affect how I view myself. These prints express my struggle of feeling ostracized from both my Māori and Pākehā heritage.
Block 2 Level E