Archival digital black and white photography
8" x 8"
"The first 2.5 months of the pandemic I couldn't sleep enough, smoke enough to calm my nerves. Then George Floyd was murdered by the knee of a policeman as other officers stood by letting it happen. I've been wake ever since. Am I scared of the ‘rona’? Yes. But I'm more afraid to be black in America. Never before have I been more aware of my skin color and the consequences that has for me. The fact that I use the word 'consequence' is just the beginning of my anger and sadness in this world..."
All images copyright Ann Rosen 2022