Ladin Awad is a producer, filmmaker, and organizer by way of Sudan and New York City. A maker across mediums – her work is concerned with notions of home, identity, and belonging through a Black diasporic lens. Seeking to interrupt the linear and monolithic narratives assigned to the communities she occupies, she practices visual and innovative forms of storytelling, as well as curates immersive and experiential art programming. She is currently based in New York City, where she received her B.A. in Global Studies with a concentration in Media Studies from The New School.
She is also a co-founder of Chroma, a cross disciplinary creative studio that is intentional in its efforts to diversify our industries and nurture a cultural consciousness that centers womxn of color. Alongside June Canedo and SIenna Fekete, Chroma offers strategies for innovative programming, visual content, immersive experiences, effective partnerships, and community empowerment.