Enslaved Servitude | 16″ x 20″ | Archival print | 2005
Charzette is a photographer, mixed media artist, and educator of photography. Raised in Detroit MI. Her powerful artwork is about social justice that changes our community and impacts the world. Torrence graduated from the Center for Creative Studies with a B.F.A. in Fine Art Photography. Her photography will be a feature in the City College of New York LGBTQ Anthology book (2023) Charzette received the International UK Firecracker Women grant for her “Prevalent Series” in (2020). Her series “I’m not your superwomen” is about black women who have been a strong force in our families and the movement. Noticed how the American flag is backward symbolizing racism and gender discrimination with the presence of the black woman. The red background against the flag. Symbolizes the pain that black women have been enduring for decades since slavery. When it comes to her beauty, health, politics, and family, “I’m not your superwoman”.
Artwork/s at the following locations:
Anton Art Center