In 2004 Carrie Hampel  started researching near-future scenarios for her novel (in progress), enabling a macro-micro, global-local picture of the end of the fossil fuel age in car-dependent suburbs.

Besides her own projects, Carrie Hampel works as a journalist on the topic of electric mobility and sustainable transport, and as a writer and researcher with the specialist fields of migration and geo-politics.

Hampel has been creating performative and written works in interdisciplinary projects since the early 90s. As an autodidact, her knowledge comes from researching the above topics, and life experience. This includes being a travelling circus performer, nightclub bouncer, single mother of two, migrant, academic translator, and an actor on national German television.