‘I’m not just trying to display poverty porn’
How ‘Manor Boy’ Conor Rogers found his place in the art world
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Today we have a look at Conor Rogers, a young Sheffield artist from the much-maligned Manor estate who has gone on to exhibit in prestigious galleries and win major prizes. His challenging art focuses on his working-class upbringing — but in playful ways that defy easy characterisation.