Carrie Hawks

CDS Courses Instructor

Carrie Hawks confronts self-imposed and external assumptions about identity in order to promote healing, particularly in relation to Blackness, gender, and queer sexuality. They work in animation, drawing, collage, sculpture, and performance, often incorporating humor. Their film black enuf* was nominated for a New York Emmy, won Best Documentary Short at Trans Stellar Film Festival, was broadcast on American Public Television’s World Channel in 2019, and screened at over forty festivals, including Ann Arbor and BlackStar. They taught experimental animation at Parsons and curated programs for the Ann Arbor Film Festival and ASIFA-East.

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