Kareem Reid

Writer & Founder of Body Party

  • Stephanie Wan
  • Elan James
  • Chika Wambu


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About me

Kareem Reid is founder of Body Party, an intentionally queer space for black bodies and the people who love them. Reid studied Film and Literature at University of Warwick. His critical essays, club nights and video installations have been featured in institutions Research Centre for Material Culture, (Leiden, Netherlands) and Tate Britain (London) as well as London and New York based publications Dazed, i-D, British Film Institute, The Fader, Temporary Art Review and ARTS.BLACK. He has been selected for the 2018 edition of Glasgow International and is currently studying Writing at Royal College of Art.

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  • Feature Writer
  • Art Criticism
  • Essay Writing
  • Video Art
  • Research

People I’ve worked with

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  • Elijah Maja

    • Art direction; audience engagement and resource distribution
  • Anthony Vander

    • Actor/Filmmaker and Founder of Distortion Entertainment
    • British Film Institute, Distortion Actors, Distortion Entertainment
  • Karen Blackett

    • Chairwoman
  • Seyi Ogunnaike

    • Graphic Designer
    • The Learning Shop, De Montfort University African Caribbean Society

Companies I’ve worked with

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  • i-D


    • Fashion
  • Dazed Media

    Dazed Media

    • Digital Media
  • P

    PAPER Magazine

    • D

      Dazed & Confused / Dazed Digital

      Work history


      Writer & Creative Director

      Body Party

      Mar 2015
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Full Time


      Jun 2016 - Aug 2016
      • New York, United States
      • Freelance


      May 2015 - May 2017
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Freelance



      Sep 2018
      • London, United Kingdom


      Film and Literature

      University of Warwick

      Sep 2010 - Jul 2013
      • Coventry, United Kingdom