Shared Lines: Pūtahitanga exhibiting artist
Whakapapa Perspex (2017) Perspex, plastic, synthetic cottons 430x630mm
Tracey Morgan holds an Honours degree (first class) in Māori Visual Arts and Design from Massey University. Her works are experiments from moments in time that continually shift and change.
Motivated to build on creations of the past, she sets ambitious goals and objectives for the future".
Tracey has exhibited in New Zealand, Australia, the United States of America and the Solomons, with her work held in private and public collections.
Shared Lines: Pūtahitanga 2020
The kakahu metaphorically represents Aotearoa working collectively to control the spread of covid 19. Plastic tags form the body of the cloak and represent the digital age, which saw many of our nation move from working face to face, into remote engagement through digital forms of technologies.
The layers of each row and tāniko move rhythmically as the nation and its people continue to adapt and change to control the pandemic.