Robin White

Aotearoa New Zealand / Kiribati, b.1946
Ngāti Awa, Māori

Michael at Allan’s Beach

In these portraits of her son Michael, Robin White includes a dead seagull that was found on the road outside her cottage. At the time, White was exhausted from juggling the demands of art and motherhood. She identified with the seagull: ‘In a way, that was me.’

(Robin White: Te Whanaketanga | Something Is Happening Here, 22 July – 5 November 2023)

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